Marie de Gournay, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Marie de Gournay

French writer

Date of Birth: 06-Oct-1565

Place of Birth: Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 13-Jul-1645

Profession: writer, poet, translator, philosopher, essayist, alchemist, feminist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Libra


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About Marie de Gournay

  • Marie de Gournay (French pronunciation: [ma?i d? gu?n?] (listen); 6 October 1565, Paris – 13 July 1645) was a French writer, who wrote a novel and a number of other literary compositions, including The Equality of Men and Women (Égalité des hommes et des femmes, 1622) and The Ladies' Grievance (Grief des dames, 1626).
  • She insisted that women should be educated.
  • Gournay was also an editor and commentator of Michel de Montaigne.
  • After Montaigne's death, Gournay edited and published his Essays.

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