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Pierre Corneille
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Don Rodrigue, act IV, scene iii - Le Cid (1636)
Pierre Corneille
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Tulle, act V, scene iii - Horace (1639)
Pierre Corneille
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Auguste, act IV, scene ii - Cinna (1641)
Pierre Corneille
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Pauline, act IV, scene v - Polyeucte (1642)
Pierre Corneille
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Photin, act I, scene i - La Mort de Pompée (The Death of Pompey) (1642)


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Born: June 6, 1606

Died: October 1, 1684 (aged 78)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Dramatist, tragedian

Bio: Pierre Corneille was a French tragedian who was one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with Molière and Racine. He has been called “the founder of French tragedy” and produced plays for nearly forty years.

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