About Molière

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière, was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Among Molière's best known works are 'The Misanthrope', 'The School for Wives', 'Tartuffe', 'The Miser', 'The Imaginary Invalid', and 'The Bourgeois Gentleman'. Wikipedia
January 15, 1622, Paris, France
February 17, 1673, Paris, France

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