Age of Voltaire

the Enlightenment

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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  • Voltaire — Voltairean, Voltairian, adj., n. /vohl tair , vol /; Fr. /vawl terdd /, n. (François Marie Arouet) 1694 1778, French philosopher, historian, satirist, dramatist, and essayist. * * * orig. François Marie Arouet born Nov. 21, 1694, Paris, France… …   Universalium

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