An astonishing man ahead of his time, philanthropist and creator of social
advancement, in a fascinating century...
Renaudot, creator of the French press. Discover the beginnings of printed communication.
Renaudot, doctor of the King Luis the 13th, and creator of the first medication
called polychreston.
Universally famous, the Renaudot Prize awards the best literature.To know more about this prize... and the others...


Come and visit the wax museum situated inside a beautiful mansion of Loudun, where Theophraste Renaudot lived.
Musée Théophraste Renaudot - 2, Petite Rue du Jeu de Paume - F 86200 Loudun - Tél/Fax 05 49 98 27 33 - Contact