Birth and Life

François-Marie Arouet

philosopher, writer

Date of birth 21. 11. 1694
Country of birth France



Date of death 30. 5. 1778
Cemetery Pantheon, Paris, France
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 48.8462784, 2.3462704

Summary from Wikipedia

Voltaire was a versatile and prolific writer, producing works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, and historical and scientific works. He wrote more than 20,000 letters and more than 2,000 books and pamphlets.[7] He was an outspoken advocate of civil liberties, despite the risk this placed him in under the strict censorship laws of the time. As a satirical polemicist, he frequently made use of his works to criticize intolerance, religious dogma, and the French institutions of his day. .mw-parser-output .toclimit-2 .toclevel-1 ul,.mw-parser-output .toc ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 4. 11. 2015

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