Arouet


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French writer who was the embodiment of 18th century Enlightenment (1694-1778)

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Francois-Marie Arouet (1694-1778), better known by the pen name Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit and for his advocacy of civil liberties.
but Franois-Marie Arouet, 'Voltaire' as he preferred, a master of wit and wordage.
POSNER, supra note 1, at 107; see also Francois-Marie Arouet de Voltaire, Fatherland, in THE PORTABLE ENLIGHTENMENT READER 420, 421 (Isaac Kramnick ed.
Voltaire, the pen-name of Francois-Marie Arouet, an 18th century intellectual force whose ideas are taken up by key thinkers and movers of the French Revolution, really has it in for Jews.
The person who didn't say it was actually called Francois-Marie Arouet.
1) FRANCOIS-MARIE AROUET DE VOLTAIRE, CANDIDE 290 (1759) (Peter Constantine, trans.