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Antoine Omer Talon

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Name  Antoine Talon

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Died  1811, Gretz-Armainvilliers, France

Antoine Omer Talon (20 January 1760 in Paris–18 August 1811 in Gretz) was a French counter-revolutionary.

He was born in Paris on 20 January 1760, he was the father of Jean-Baptiste, seigneur of Boullay Thierry. He married Jeanne-Agnès-Gabrielle, countess of Pestre, from a rich family of nobles that originated from Belgium. He had two children, Denis-Mathieu-Claire (born on 20 November 1783 in Paris) and Zoé-Victoire (born 2 August 1785) in Boullay-Thierry. He later attended the French Parliament on July 1, 1781.

Talon along with Talleyrand fled to the United States in 1793 on the boat Alien Bill to Philadelphia. He took part in the founding of a colony named French Azilum. He later returned to France and took part in the Directory and consulate of the First French Empire. He died in Gretz in 1811.

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