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Born in October 23, 1552 / Died in July 20, 1581 / France / French


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Odet de Turnèbe (23 October 1552 - 20 July 1581) was a French dramatist.Odet de Turnèbe was born in Paris to Greek scholar Adrien Turnèbe. He received a solid education and was known, from an early age, for his intelligence and wit. After having served as a lawyer in the Parlement of Paris, he was chosen to become first president of the Cour des monnaies, but he succumbed to a fever and died at the age of 28.