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  • Name: Voltaire
  • Born: 11/21/1694
  • Died: 05/30/1778 (83 years old)
  • Occupation: Writer, philosopher

François-Marie Arouet (French:[fʁɑ̃swa maʁi aʁwɛ]; 21 November 1694? 30 May 1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire (/vɒlˈtɛər, vlˈ-/; also US: /vɔːlˈ-/, French:[vɔltɛːʁ]), was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher famous for his wit, his criticism of Christianity—especially the Roman Catholic Church—as well as his advocacy of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and separation of church and state.

Birth Name: François-Marie Arouet

School: Collège Louis-le-Grand

Birth Place: Paris, Kingdom of France

Death Place: Paris, Kingdom of France

Source: Wikipedia

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