Charles-Claude-Florent Thorel de Campigneulles

Alternative Name(s) Charles de Thorel de Campigneulles
Date 1737 - 1809
Biographical NotesModerately successful French author and journalist, member of several academies (Lyon, Villefranche, Angers, Besançon, Caen and the Arcades in Rome). The 'Dictionnaire des journalistes' calls him awkward and opportunistic, and claims he wrote only about amusing minutiae, in a conservative tone. The same source also refers to him as Charles de Thorel de Campigneulles.
Work(s)Author of De l'utilité des voyages (1765) in Nouveaux essais en différents genres de littérature