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François Rabelais
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Born: 1493

Died: April 9, 1553 (aged 60)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Clergyman, writer, doctor, humanist

Bio: François Rabelais was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek scholar. He has historically been regarded as a writer of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, bawdy jokes and songs. His best known work is Gargantua and Pantagruel.

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