Alain-René Lesage, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alain-René Lesage

French writer

Date of Birth: 06-May-1668

Place of Birth: Sarzeau, Brittany, France

Date of Death: 17-Nov-1747

Profession: writer, lawyer, playwright, translator, performing artist, novelist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Alain-René Lesage

  • Alain-René Lesage (French pronunciation: ?[al?~ ??ne l?sa?]; 6 May 1668 – 17 November 1747; older spelling Le Sage) was a French novelist and playwright.
  • Lesage is best known for his comic novel The Devil upon Two Sticks (1707, Le Diable boiteux), his comedy Turcaret (1709), and his picaresque novel Gil Blas (1715–1735).

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