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Michel de Montaigne
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Born: February 28, 1533

Died: September 13, 1592 (aged 59)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne was one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary genre and is popularly thought of as the father of Modern Skepticism.

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