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His Grace François Fénelon, P.S.S
Archbishop of Cambrai
Portrait by Joseph Vivien
Church Roman Catholic
Archdiocese Cambrai
See Old Cambrai Cathedral
Enthroned 30 May 1695
Reign ended 7 January 1715
Predecessor Jacques-Théodore de Bryas
Successor Jean d'Estrées
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Born (1651-08-06)6 August 1651
Sainte-Mondane, France
Died 7 January 1715(1715-01-07) (aged 63)
Cambrai, France
Occupation Theologian, writer, tutor
Alma mater Collège du Plessis

François de Salignac de la Mothe-Fénelon, more commonly known as François Fénelon (6 August 1651 – 7 January 1715), was a French Roman Catholic archbishop, theologian, poet and writer. He today is remembered mostly as the author of The Adventures of Telemachus, first published in 1699.

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