François-Marie (Arouet) Arouet de Voltaire

François-Marie (Arouet) Arouet de Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

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François-Marie Arouet de Voltaire formerly Arouet aka Voltaire
Born in Paroisse Saint-André-des-Arcs, Paris, Île-de-France, Francemap
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Died in Paris, Île-de-France, Francemap
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Biography

François-Marie Arouet was born in 1694. His baptismal records indicate a birth on November 21 in Paris, France. According to this record he is supposedly the son of François Arouet and Marie-Marguerite Daumard. He himself maintained throughout his life that his birthdate was February 20, that he was born in Châtenay, and that he was the illegitimate son of Claude Guérin de Rochebrune, a writer of popular songs.[1] François-Marie Arouet adopted the name Arouet de Voltaire in 1718 and already in 1719 he had dropped the use of his birth name all together, signing de Voltaire or just Voltaire. [2]
Numerous biographies, books, and articles have been written about Voltaire, his life, literary work, and philospohy. A brief introduction can be found on Wikipedia.
He died in 1778 in Paris.[3]

Biographie

François-Marie Arouet est né en 1694. Ses registres de baptême indiquent une naissance le 21 novembre à Paris, en France. D'après ce disque, il est supposément le fils de François Arouet et de Marie-Marguerite Daumard. Il a lui-même soutenu tout au long de sa vie que sa date de naissance était le 20 février, qu'il était né à Châtenay et qu'il était le fils illégitime de Claude Guérin de Rochebrune, un auteur de chansons populaires. François-Marie Arouet adopta le nom d'Arouet de Voltaire en 1718 et déjà en 1719, il avait abandonné l'usage de son nom de naissance, signant de Voltaire ou juste Voltaire.

De nombreuses biographies, livres et articles ont été écrits sur Voltaire, sa vie, son œuvre littéraire et sa philosophie. Une brève introduction peut être trouvée sur Wikipedia.

Il est décédé en 1778 à Paris.

Sources

  1. For a discussion see Voltaire Almighty, A Life in Pursuit of Freedom, Roger Pearson [1] and Voltaire, soi-disant: Arouet, Jean-Michel Raynaud, Voltaire, Presses Univ. Septentrion, Jan 1, 1983, pp 29-43, [2]
  2. Voltaire, soi-disant: Arouet, Jean-Michel Raynaud, Voltaire, Presses Univ. Septentrion, Jan 1, 1983, p 30, [3]
  3. La Correspondance historique et archéologique, Volumes 15-17, Fernand Bournon et Ed. Mareuse, Chapitre VIII, [4]


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Voltaire
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Émilie du Châtelet appears as Voltaire's muse, reflecting Newton's heavenly insights down to Voltaire
Émilie du Châtelet appears as Voltaire's muse, reflecting Newton's heavenly insights down to Voltaire

Guests of Frederick the Great, including members of the Prussian Academy of Sciences and Voltaire (third from left)
Guests of Frederick the Great, including members of the Prussian Academy of Sciences and Voltaire (third from left)

Voltaire at his desk with a pen in his hand
Voltaire at his desk with a pen in his hand

Voltaire at 70 years old
Voltaire at 70 years old

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On 21 Nov 2015 at 06:41 GMT Bob Fields wrote:

Arouet-1 and Arouet-18 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicate profile for Voltaire. Same birth, death, and father.

On 16 May 2015 at 05:45 GMT Bob Fields wrote:

Arouet-18 and Arouet-1 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicate Voltaire. Names, dates, locations all match. This is an example of a hyphenated name search failing to return the proper values. A name search on "Francois Marie" "Arouet" shows both profiles. Arouet-1 is abandoned open profile, can be adopted.



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