Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Voltaire is imprisoned in the Bastille

Voltaire is imprisoned in the Bastille » 1770

Voltaire [pen name]
François-Marie Arouet (French: [fʁɑ̃.swa ma.ʁi aʁ.wɛ]; 21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire (/voʊlˈtɛər/;[1]French: [vɔl.tɛːʁ]), was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on the established Catholic Church, and his ad...

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