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Transcript of Francois-Maire Arouet
*He decided against the study of law after he left college. Employed as secretary at the French embassy in The Hague.
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He wanted tolerance&respect for the rights of the individual as exemplified by the life of him, & as reflected in the beliefs of the U.S.
The name Voltaire...
The author adopted the name voltaire in 1718 because its an anagram for "AROVET LI"
*Voltaire, youngest of five, was born on Novemeber21, 1694 in Paris, France.
*His mother died when he was only 7 years old. After her death he grew closer to his free thinking god father.
*When he returned to Paris in 1717 he was arrested and exiled to the bastille for 1 year.
Also known as Voltaire
*Voltaire died on May 30,1778 at the age of 83.
* He had became very ill
(did not include his sickness)and died in Paris,France when he soon came back to visit.
* He attended the Jesuit College of Louis-Le-Grand in Paris.