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Jean Racine

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Jean Racine
BornJean-Baptiste Racine
22 December 1639(1639-12-22)
La Ferté-Milon, Fraunce
Dee'd21 Apryle 1699(1699-04-21) (aged 59)
Paris, Fraunce
PeriodSeiventeent century
GenreTragedy (primarily), comedy
Leeterar muivementClessicalism, Jansenism
Notable warksAndromaque, Phèdre, Athalie

Jean Racine (French: [ʒɑ̃ ʁasin]), baptismal name Jean-Baptiste Racine (22 December 1639 – 21 Aprile 1699), wis a French dramatist, ane of the three great playwrichts o 17t-century Fraunce (alang wi Molière an Corneille), an an important leeterary figur in the Wastren tradeetion.