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Voltaire - the book of life is the 'brain' of the school of life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence françois-marie arouet was born in paris in 1694 his father, a well-established lawyer, sent him to the best school in the capital, and by all accounts he was a brilliant student. Francois marie arouet, also known as voltaire, was a french enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on christianity as a whole, especially the established catholic church, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of speech and separation of church and state. Voltaire was a commoner born in paris in 1694 as françois marie arouet, later taking the nom de plume voltaire, a loose anagram of arouet lj (for le jeune — the younger.
François-marie arouet (1694-1778) françois-marie arouet, who later took the name of voltaire, was the son of a notary and educated at a jesuit school in paris his father wanted him to study the law, but the young man was determined on a literary career. The scheme left voltaire with a windfall of nearly half a million francs, setting him up for life and allowing him to devote himself solely to his literary career 4 he was an extraordinary. Voltaire's brilliant satirical assault on what he saw as the naïvely optimistic philosophy of the enlightenment, candide, or optimism is a dazzling picaresque novel, translated and edited by theo cuffe with an introduction by michael wood in penguin classics. Francios-marie arouet, nicknamed zozo what is voltaire's real name he joined a friend after they came to the realization that the french government conducted a lottery prize.