• Born date: 1659-07-28
  • Born in: Metz
  • Death date: 1715-07-05
  • Death in: Berlin
Charles Ancillon

Charles Ancillon (28 July 1659 – 5 July 1715) was a French jurist and diplomat.Ancillon was born in Metz into a distinguished family of Huguenots. His father, David Ancillon (1617–1692), was obliged to leave France on the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, and became pastor of the French Protestant community in Berlin.Ancillon studied law at Marburg, Geneva, and Paris, where he was called to the bar.