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 Father of his Country.Fathers of the Church. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Father of the People.
 
Louis XII. of France (1462, 1498–1515). Henri IV. was also termed “the father and friend of the people” (1553, 1589–1610).   1
   Christian III. of Denmark (1502, 1534–1559).   2
   Gabriel du Pineau, the French lawyer (1573–1644).   3
 


 Father of his Country.Fathers of the Church. 

 
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