- Name: Pierre Beaumarchais
- Born: 01/24/1732
- Died: 05/18/1799 (67 years old)
Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (French:[pjɛʁ bomaʁʃɛ]; 24 January 1732 – 18 May 1799) was a French polymath. At various times in his life, he was a watchmaker, inventor, playwright, musician, diplomat, spy, publisher, horticulturist, arms dealer, satirist, financier, and revolutionary (both French and American).
Birth Name: Pierre-Augustin Caron
Genre: Plays; comedy and drama
Birth Place: Paris
Death Place: Paris