Lebègue de Presle, Achille-Guillaume (1735-1807)

Scientist, physician.

Friend and correspondent of Franklin on various scientific, literary, and personal matters. Friend and physician of Rousseau. Friend also of Jean-Hyacinthe Magellan and Jan Ingenhousz.

A prolific writer on medical subjects. Received as doctor at the Faculty of Medicine at Paris (1760). Collaborated on the Bibliothèque physico-économique.

Brother of Louis Lebègue de Presle Duportail.