Molière

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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. "...one of the theatre's greatest comic artists".