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Voltaire was born François-Marie Arouet in Paris in 1694.
* He was a writer, philosopher, and historian.
* He was a major figure of the Enlightenment.
* He was imprisoned for his writings several times.
* He lived in exile in England for three years.
* He wrote plays, poems, novels, and essays.
* He was a strong advocate of religious tolerance and freedom of speech.
* He died in Paris in 1778.
* He is considered one of the most important figures in French literature.
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