Jeanne-Marie Leprince Beaumont

Jeanne-Marie Leprince Beaumont

April 26, 1711 – September 08, 1780

Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont Fr-pronunciation-Jeanne_Marie_Leprince_de_Beaumont.ogg (26 April 1711 – 8 September 1780) was a French author who wrote the best known version of Beauty and the Beast. Her third husband was the French spy Thomas Pichon (1757–1760).