Lawyer at Douai before abandoning that career and devoting himself entirely to literature. Best known for his light-hearted poetry which he began publishing in the early 1750s.
A friend of the Chaumont family in whose house Franklin lived in Passy.
Invented a number of military machines and made a model of a small, light canon which Franklin apparently subsidized.
Named conseiller du roi and mayor of Châtillon-sur-Loing. Following a long period of depression, Feutry hung himself.
Born in Lille.