Dumont, Pierre Étienne Louis

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Pierre Étienne Louis Dumont (pyĕr ātyĕn´ lwē dümôN´), 1759–1829, Swiss jurist and political writer. Dumont knew Mirabeau well and wrote many of his speeches. His Souvenirs sur Mirabeau (1832) is a valuable record of the times. An important work of Dumont was his French edition (1802) of Jeremy Bentham's Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (1789).