Pierre Beaumarchais

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Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
D'après Jean-Marc Nattier, Portrait de Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (Bibliothèque-musée de la Comédie-Française) -001.jpg
BornPierre-Augustin Caron
24 Januar 1732
Dee'd18 Mey 1799 (aged 67)
PeriodRevolutionary Fraunce
GenrePlays; comedy an drama
Notable warksLe Barbier de Séville, Le Mariage de Figaro, La Mère coupable

Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (French: [pjɛʁ bomaʁʃɛ]; 24 Januar 1732 – 18 Mey[1] 1799) wis a French polymath. At various times in his life, he wis a watchmakker, inventor, playwricht, muisicker, diplomat, spy, publisher, horticulturist, airms dealer, satirist, financier, an revolutionary (baith French an American).

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  1. He died during the evening o 17–18 Mey [1]; the date 18 Mey is maist frequently seen in soorces.