Author - Voltaire

Voltaire, whose real name was François-Marie Arouet, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher. He was born on November 21, 1694, and died on May 30, 1778. Voltaire was a prolific writer and one of the key figures of the Enlightenment movement.

His works covered a wide range of subjects, including philosophy, literature, science, history, and social criticism.

Voltaire was known for his advocacy of civil liberties, freedom of expression, and separation of church and state. His ideas had a significant influence on the intellectual and cultural landscape of the 18th century, and his writings continue to be studied and admired for their wit, insight, and critique of societal norms.

“Candide” is a satirical novella written by the French philosopher and author Voltaire. Published in 1759, the work is a philosophical and humorous exploration of the optimism prevalent in the 18th century Enlightenment period.
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