Voltaire was the pen name of Francois Marie Arouet, who first made a name for himself among the refined patrons of the French salons. He applied his wit and knowledge to writing poetry and political treatises, often incurring the wrath of the French gove...
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Francois Marie Arouet
Biographyedit]. François-Marie Arouet was born in Paris, the youngest of the five
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Voltaire - Biography. François-Marie Arouet, or Voltaire, was born in 1694 in
Paris, France and died 83 years later in the same city. Throughout his 83 years of
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Early years. Voltaire was born as François Marie Arouet, perhaps on November
21, 1694, in Paris, France. He was the youngest of the three surviving children of
Apr 26, 2015 ... Through its critical capacity, wit, and satire, Voltaire's work vigorously propagates
an ideal of progress to which people of all nations have ...
Voltaire an outline biography. François Marie Arouet (who later assumed the
name Voltaire) was born in Paris on November 21<sup>st</sup> 1694. The family was
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