Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle

French writer, satirist and philosopher of enlightenment

Date of Birth: 11-Feb-1657

Place of Birth: Rouen, Normandy, France

Date of Death: 09-Jan-1757

Profession: writer, lawyer, poet, mathematician, playwright, philosopher, librettist, satirist, science fiction writer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle

  • Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle (French: [f?~t?n?l]; 11 February 1657 – 9 January 1757), also called Bernard Le Bouyer de Fontenelle, was a French author and an influential member of three of the academies of the Institut de France, noted especially for his accessible treatment of scientific topics during the unfolding of the Age of Enlightenment.

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