• Born date: 1766-09-03
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1855-03-26
Jean Charles Dominique de Lacretelle

Jean Charles Dominique de Lacretelle, (3 September 1766 - 26 March 1855), was a French historian and journalist.Called Lacretelle le jeune to distinguish him from his elder brother, Pierre Louis de Lacretelle. He was born at Metz. He was called to Paris by his brother in 1787, and during the French Revolution belonged, like Pierre, to the party of the Feuillants.