French writer who was the embodiment of 18th century Enlightenment (1694-1778)
French writer and philosopher, born François Marie Arouet (1694-1778).
FranÃ§ois-Marie Arouet (21 November, 1694 – 30 May, 1778), better known by the pen name Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment writer, essayist, deist and philosopher known for his wit, philosophical writings, and defense of civil liberties, including freedom of religion and the right to a fair trial. He was an outspoken supporter of social reform despite strict censorship laws in France and harsh penalties for those who broke them. A satirical polemicist, he frequently made use of his works to criticize Christian Church dogma and the French institutions of his day.
Voltaire is a station of the Paris MÃ©tro, named after the Rue Voltaire. FranÃ§ois-Marie Arouet (21 November, 1694 – 30 May, 1778), better known by the pen name Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment writer, essayist, deist and philosopher.
Voltaire (Born in January 25, 1967, Havana, Cuba The 'Biography' page at Voltaire's official website http://voltaire.net/), is a musician in the goth scene who takes his stage name from the pen name of the famous French Enlightenment writer FranÃ§ois-Marie Arouet.