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Huguenots

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1771-1810 - Great Titchfield Street (Westminster) Huguenots & Painting & Translations & Italy & place: Turin Painter John Francis Rigaud was born at Turin on 18 May 1742 into a merchant Huguenot family that had fled France with the revocation of the Edict 1800-1849 - Newman Street (Fitzrovia) Animal Trade & Huguenots & Painting & Printsellers & Royalty & Swiss & place: Geneva Painter Jacques-Laurent Agasse was born on 24 March 1767 at Geneva. His family were merchants of Huguenot descent. The youngster showed an interest 1631-1675 - St Paul’s (Covent Garden) Huguenots & Medicine & Politics & Royalty & Swiss & place: Geneva Physician Jean [John] Colladon was born on 19 March 1608 in Geneva. His father Esaïe Colladon was Professor of Philosophy at the Geneva Academy; his