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Michel de Montaigne
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As quoted in: Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780199654505
Michel de Montaigne
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The Complete Essays of Michel de Montaigne (2004 edition), Digireads.com Publishing - ISBN: 9781596255814
Michel de Montaigne
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The Works of Michael de Montaigne: Comprising His Essays, Letters, and Journey Through Germany and Italy (1856 edition)


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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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