#62 Overall Influence

Voltaire

French writer, historian, and philosopher

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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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#9 World Rank
Political Science
#66 World Rank
Philosophy