Didier Diderot

Didier Diderot (14 September 1685 in Langres - 3 June 1759 ibid) was a French craftsman and the father of the encyclopedist, author, philosopher of enlightenment Denis Diderot.wikipedia
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Didier Diderot (14 September 1685 in Langres - 3 June 1759 ibid) was a French craftsman and the father of the encyclopedist, author, philosopher of enlightenment Denis Diderot.
His parents were Didier Diderot (1685–1759), a cutler, maître coutelier, and Angélique Vigneron (1677–1748).

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Didier Diderot (14 September 1685 in Langres - 3 June 1759 ibid) was a French craftsman and the father of the encyclopedist, author, philosopher of enlightenment Denis Diderot.

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Didier Diderot (14 September 1685 in Langres - 3 June 1759 ibid) was a French craftsman and the father of the encyclopedist, author, philosopher of enlightenment Denis Diderot.

Langres

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Didier Diderot descended from families of local craftsmen from the city of Langres, Champagne.

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Didier Diderot descended from families of local craftsmen from the city of Langres, Champagne.

Master craftsman

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His father, Denis Diderot (1654–1726), senior, was a master craftsman, or rather a knife forgemaster, maître coutelier, and his mother was Nicole Beligné (1655–1692).

Knife

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His father, Denis Diderot (1654–1726), senior, was a master craftsman, or rather a knife forgemaster, maître coutelier, and his mother was Nicole Beligné (1655–1692).

Blacksmith

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Her father was François Beligné (1625–1697) who was also knife blacksmith, her mother was Catherine Grassot.

Chassigny, Haute-Marne

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Didier Diderot married on 19 January 1712 in Chassigny Angélique Vigneron (12 October 1677 - 1 October 1748).

Tanning (leather)

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She was the daughter of the tanner, tanneur François Vigneron (died in 1679) and Jeanne Aramite Humblot (died in 1710) from Langres.

Jansenism

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Didier Diderot was close to the Jansenism.

Canon (priest)

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Later they had three sons and four daughters, one son died shortly after his birth in 1712, followed by Denis (1713–1784) and Didier-Pierre (1722–1787), the canon of Langres, Langres chanoine écrivain (see also Roman Catholic Diocese of Langres) and the sisters Denise (1715–1797), Catherine (1716–1718), Catherine (born 1719) and Angélique Diderot (born 1720).

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Later they had three sons and four daughters, one son died shortly after his birth in 1712, followed by Denis (1713–1784) and Didier-Pierre (1722–1787), the canon of Langres, Langres chanoine écrivain (see also Roman Catholic Diocese of Langres) and the sisters Denise (1715–1797), Catherine (1716–1718), Catherine (born 1719) and Angélique Diderot (born 1720).

Scalpel

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Didier Diderot was a specialist in the manufacture of medical and surgical cutting instruments, and his lancets were sought after by teaching doctors.

Anne-Antoinette Diderot

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Didier Diderot only found out about his son's marriage six years later.