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Voltaire1

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VOLTAIRE
(FRANCOIS MARIE AROUET)
1694-1778
 
Early Life
Born November 21, 1694
In Paris
Went to Louis-le-Grand a Jesuit College
Left school at the age of 17
1717, imprisoned for writing a scrutiny of theFrench government.
In prison he wrote Oedipal
Became his theatrical success
 
Vo
ltaires Exile
Insulted Chevalier De Rohan
Imprisonment or exile
Exiled from 1726-1729 and lived in England
Influenced by the ideas of John Locke and IsaacNewton
Studied parliament of England and religioustolerance
Returned to France and published
Letters on theEnglish
on the efficient English government
Seen as a criticism of French government
Forced to leave Paris in 1734

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