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François-Marie Arouet, known by the pen name Voltaire, was a writer, historian and philosopher of the French Enlightenment best known for his spirit, his critique of Christianity - particularly especially the Roman Catholic Church - and his advocacy of freedom of speech, freedom of religion. and the separation of church and state. Voltaire is a prolific and versatile writer, creating works in almost every literary genre, including drama, poetry, novels, essays, stories, and scientific exhibitions. He has written more than 20,000 letters and 2,000 books and pamphlets. He was one of the first to become famous and successful worldwide. He was a staunch defender of civil liberties and was frequently exposed to the strict censorship laws of the French Catholic monarchy. His controversies satirize the intolerance, religious dogma, and institutions of France of his time.
BornFrançois-Marie Arouet, November 21, 1694, Paris, Kingdom of France
DiedMay 30, 1778, Paris, Kingdom of France
Resting placePanthéon, Paris, France
OccupationWriter, philosopher
Alma materCollège Louis-le-Grand
PartnerÉmilie du Châtelet (1733–1749)

About Voltaire


Historian Voltaire was born in Paris, France on November 21, 1694. He dies at the age of 83, on May 30, 1778.

Enlightenment French writer, historian, and philosopher famed for his humor and sharp social criticism. Candide, his popular work, mocked the French nobles and the church.

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Voltaire before becoming famous

Voltaire was born in the Zodiac sign Scorpio (The Scorpion), and 1694 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Dog (狗).

He went to the College Louis-le-Grand to study Greek and Latin, but dropped out to seek a career as a writer. He subsequently wrote a satirical poem about the Duke of Orleans that resulted in his nearly year-long imprisonment at the Bastille.

Achievement of Voltaire

His rebellious French works were instrumental in igniting the American Revolution.

Voltaire's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

His father was a Parisian lawyer, and he and his four elder siblings were his father's offspring. In 1718, he took the name Historian Voltaire.

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Voltaire Collabed with

Playwright William Shakespeare's works had a big influence on him.

Voltaire Income & Net worth

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Voltaire Height and Weight

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Latest information about Voltaire updated on March 24 2023.