Antoine Pecquet

Date 1700 - 1762
Biographical NotesPecquet was a career diplomat under Louis XV. His 'Discours sur l'art de négocier' (Paris, Nyon fils, 1737) is considered an important document in the history of diplomacy and of international relations. He also wrote works on 'free time' (loisirs) and on men, as well as a continuation of Montesquieu's 'De l'Esprit des Lois', under the title 'L'esprit de maximes politiques'.

Some sources indicate 1704 as birth year.
Work(s)Author of De la nécessité des voyages pour l’homme public (1757) in De l'esprit des maximes politiques, pour servir de suite à l'Esprit des loix du président de Montesquieu