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Jean-Baptiste Poquelin
Molière Mignard Chantilly.jpg
Portrait o Molière bi Pierre Mignard (ca. 1658)
Born 15 Januar 1622(1622-01-15)
Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd 17 Februar 1673(1673-02-17) (aged 51)
Paris, Fraunce
Pen name Molière
Thrift Play writer, actor an stage manager
Naitionality French
Period 1645–1673
Genre Comedy
Notable warks Tartuffe; The Misanthrope; The Learned Weemen; The Schuil for Wives; L'Avare
Spoose Armande Béjart
Pairtner Madeleine Béjart
Bairns Louis (1664–1664)
Marie Madeleine (1665–1723)
Pierre (1672–1672)

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, kent bi his stage name Molière (/mlˈjɛər/;[1] French: [mɔ.ljɛːʁ]; 1622–1673), wis a French playwricht an actor who is considered tae be ane o the greatest masters o comedy in Wastren leeteratur.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Molière". Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.
  2. Hartnoll, p. 554. "Author of some of the finest comedies in the history of the theater", and Roy, p. 756. " of the theatre's greatest comic artists".