Renan

[ri-nan; French ruh-nahn]
noun
  1. Er·nest [ur-nist; French er-nest] /ˈɜr nɪst; French ɛrˈnɛst/, 1823–92, French philologist, historian, and critic.
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Renan

noun
  1. (Joseph) Ernest (ernest). 1823–92, French philosopher, theologian, and historian; best known for his Life of Jesus (1863), which discounted the supernatural aspects of the Gospels
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