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Birth Name: François Marie Arouet

Born: 21 November 1694 Died: 30 May 1778

Country of origin: France


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Description: François Marie Arouet , better known as Voltaire ( Paris, November 21, 1694 - Paris, May 30, 1778 ) was a writer , essayist , deist and philosopher Enlightenment francês. Known for her insight and wit in defense of civil liberties, including religious freedom and free trade freedoms . It is one of many Enlightenment figures whose works and ideas influenced important thinkers of both the French Revolution as the American . Prolific writer , Voltaire produced about 70 obras 2 in almost all literary forms , signing plays, poems , novels, essays , historical and scientific works , more than 20,000 letters and more than 2,000 book ... (more)
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"François-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on the established Catholic Church, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and separation of church and state. Voltaire was a versatile writer, producing works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, and historical and scientific works."


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