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By Alexander Hall

Voltaire used to be a French Enlightenment author, historian, and thinker recognized for his wit, his assaults at the validated Catholic Church, and his advocacy of freedom of faith, freedom of speech, and separation of church and state.

Voltaire used to be a flexible author, generating works in virtually each literary shape, together with performs, poems, novels, essays, and ancient and clinical works. He wrote greater than 20,000 letters and greater than 2,000 books and pamphlets. He used to be an outspoken suggest of civil liberties, regardless of the danger this positioned him in below the stern censorship legislation of the time. As a satirical polemicist, he usually made use of his works to criticize intolerance, spiritual dogma, and the French associations of his day.

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