François marie arouet de voltaire (fränswä´ märē´ ärwā´ də vôltĕr´), 1694–1778, one of the towering geniuses in literary and intellectual history, voltaire. Voltaire is the name he adopted in his maturity his real one was francois marie arouet he was born on november 21, 1694, in paris, the fifth child of his. Voltaire's life: the philosopher as critic and public activist françois-marie d' arouet was born in 1694, the fourth of five children, to a.
Voltaire, françois-marie arouet de (1694-1778): french philosophe voltaire was born 21 november 1694 to a wealthy parisian family. François marie arouet's quotes in this page voltaire [françois marie arouet] ( 1694-1778), french philosopher, author de la nature de l'homme, sept ''let us work without theorizing, 'tis the only way to make life endurable'' voltaire. Voltaire, pseudonym of françois-marie arouet, (born november 21, 1694, paris, france—died may 30, 1778, paris), one of the greatest of all french writers.
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