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Michel de Montaigne
  • Name: Michel de Montaigne
  • Born: 02/28/1533
  • Died: 09/13/1592 (59 years old)

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, Lord of Montaigne (/mɒnˈtn/ mon-TAYN, French:[miʃɛl ekɛm də mɔ̃tɛɲ]; 28 February 1533– 13 September 1592) was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre. His work is noted for its merging of casual anecdotes and autobiography with intellectual insight. His massive volume Essais contains some of the most influential essays ever written.

Birth Name: Michel de Montaigne

School: College of Guienne, Collège Royal, University of Toulouse

Alias: Michel de Montaigne

Birth Place: Château de Montaigne, Guyenne, Kingdom of France

Death Place: Château de Montaigne, Guyenne, Kingdom of France

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