About Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle

Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle
Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, also called Bernard Le Bouyer de Fontenelle, was a French author. Isaiah Berlin said Fontenelle "was the most civilized man of his time, and indeed of most times." In 1935, the lunar crater Fontenelle was named after him. Wikipedia
February 11, 1657, Rouen, France
January 9, 1757, Paris, France

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