Moliere

Moliere

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: French

Occupation: Playwright

Biography: Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière, was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Among Molière's best-known works are Le Misanthrope, L'École des femmes, Tartuffe ou L'Imposteur,, L'Avare, Le Malade imaginaire, and Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme.

Source/Notes: In French: "Un sot savant est sot plus qu'un sot ignorant." - Les Femmes Savantes (1672)

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