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Known by his pen name, Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet is one of France's most renowned and respected philosophers and writers. His sharp wit often got him into trouble. He was imprisoned by authorities for writing a scathing satire on the government, leading to 11 months in prison. He was then exiled for insulting a nobleman and again afte…

Date of Birth: November 21, 1694
Date of Death: May 30, 1778

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