Voltaire, French Philosopher and Satirist

Just the Facts:
  • Name: François-Marie Arouet
  • Known as: Voltaire
  • Birth: November 21, 1694, Paris, France
  • Death: May 30, 1778, Paris, France
  • Language: French
  • Who he was: French philosopher and satirist; Candide; Lettres Philosophiques (Letters Concerning the English Nation); Micromégas; Zadig; Songe de Platon (Plato's Dream)
  • Included in lists (What's This?): GBWW (+10YP); GGB (+PGR 2, 3); LRP; HC; Bloom; GC

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