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Claude Favre de Vaugelas

Vaugelas, Claude Favre de (klōd fäˈvrə də vōzhəläˈ) [key], 1585–1650, French grammarian. He set up, in his Remarques sur la langue française (1647), the usage of cultured people as the standard for French.

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