Pierre Bayle, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Pierre Bayle

French philosopher and writer

Date of Birth: 18-Nov-1647

Place of Birth: Carla-Bayle, Occitania, France

Date of Death: 28-Dec-1706

Profession: writer, professor, historian, theologian, journalist, literary critic, philosopher, lexicographer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Pierre Bayle

  • Pierre Bayle (French: [b?l]; 18 November 1647 – 28 December 1706) was a French philosopher and writer best known for his seminal work the Historical and Critical Dictionary, publication beginning in 1697. Bayle was a French Calvinist.
  • As a forerunner of the Encyclopedists and an advocate of the principle of toleration, his works subsequently influenced the development of the Enlightenment.

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