Most Influential Person

French writer, historian, and philosopher

Why Is Voltaire Influential?

According to Wikipedia, François-Marie Arouet , known by his nom de plume Voltaire , was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher famous for his wit, his criticism of Christianity—especially the Roman Catholic Church—as well as his advocacy of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and separation of church and state.

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What Are Voltaire's Academic Contributions?

Voltaire is most known for their academic work in the field of political science. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of literature and philosophy.

Voltaire has made the following academic contributions:

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