Voltaire

(Francois-Marie Arouet)

1694–1778
Civilization: European — France
   Field of Renown:  literature — Essayist
Era:  Enlightenment

Controversial "free-thinker", satirist, essayist, and Enlightenment philosopher.

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Taking of Quebec  in  The Story of France  by  Mary Macgregor
Voltaire's Last Visit to Paris  in  Historical Tales: French  by  Charles Morris
Voltaire and Frederick the Great  in  Historical Tales: German  by  Charles Morris


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Voltaire's last visit to Paris
 in Historical Tales: French