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The panegyric of Voltaire

Friedrich II King of Prussia

The panegyric of Voltaire

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Published by Printed for J. Murray ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voltaire, 1694-1778.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by the King of Prussia, and read at an extraordinary meeting of the Academy of Sciences and Belles Letters of Berlin, 26th November, 1778.
    ContributionsMiscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAC901 .M5 vol. 306, no. 6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], viii, [5]-56 p. ;
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1247135M
    LC Control Number94840673

    FRANCOIS MARIE AROUET DE VOLTAIRE (), French philosopher, historian, dramatist and man of letters, whose real name was Francois Marie Arouet simply, was born on the 21st of November at Paris, and was baptized the next day. His father was Francois Arouet, a notary; his mother was Marie Marguerite Daumart or D'Aumard. Both father and mother were of Poitevin extraction, but the


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