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Every man has his dignity. I'm willing to forget mine, but at my own discretion and not when someone else tells me to.  - Denis Diderot
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Denis Diderot
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Born: October 5, 1713

Died: July 31, 1784 (aged 70)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Editor

Bio: Denis Diderot was a French philosopher, art critic, and writer. He was a prominent person during the Enlightenment and is best known for serving as co-founder and chief editor of and contributor to the Encyclopédie.

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