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|Profession:||Editor, Publisher, Scholar, Writer|
Henri Estienne was born in Paris, France. He, also known as Henricus Stephanus, was a 16th-century French printer and classical scholar. In 1554 he published at Paris his first independent work, the Anacreon. In 1557 he seems to have had a printing establishment of his own. In 1559 he assumed charge of his father's presses. He then distinguished himself as the publisher, editor, and collator of manuscripts. He improved old translations, or made new Latin translations, of many Greek authors. His most celebrated work, the Thesaurus graecae linguae or Greek thesaurus, appeared in four volumes in 1572, with a supplement in two volumes.
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