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Born: April 6, 1741

Died: April 13, 1794 (aged 53)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Writer, playwright

Bio: Sébastien-Roch Nicolas also known as Chamfort was a French writer, best known for his witty epigrams and aphorisms. He was secretary of Louis XVI's sister, and of the Jacobin club.

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