Pierre Corneille

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Pierre Corneille
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Pierre Corneille
Born6 June 1606
Rouen, Normandy
Dee'd1 October 1684 (aged 78)
GenreTragedy, comedy
Notable warksLe Cid
SpooseMarie de Lampérière
RelativesThomas Corneille

Pierre Corneille (French pronunciation: ​[pjɛʁ kɔʁnɛj]; Rouen, 6 Juin 1606 – Paris, 1 October 1684) wis a French tragedian. He is generally considered ane o the three great seiventeent-century French dramatists, alang wi Molière an Jean Racine.