About Michel de Montaigne

Michel de Montaigne
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre. His work is noted for its merging of casual anecdotes and autobiography with serious intellectual insight; his massive volume 'Essais' contains some of the most influential essays ever written.... Wikipedia
February 28, 1533, Château de Montaigne
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