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Denis Diderot

Enlightenment Philosopher Denis Diderot

Profession: Enlightenment Philosopher


Biography: He is best known for serving as co-founder, chief editor and contributor to the Encyclopédie that was published in France.

Born: October 5, 1713
Birthplace: Langres, France
Star Sign: Libra

Died: July 31, 1784 (aged 70)
Cause of Death: Pulmonary thrombosis

Historical Events

  • 1771-09-26 Denis Diderot's "Le Fils Naturel" premieres in Paris

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