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Asked in Famous People, Age of Enlightenment, Voltaire
What did Voltaire do for the Enlightenment?
Voltaire was an french enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher famous for wanting freedom of religion and free trade. His works influenced many thinkers during the American and the french revolutions. ...
Asked in History of France, English to French
Who is the French philosopher who said I do not agree with a word you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it?
Voltaire Voltaire, Wrong Evelyn Beatrice Hall wrote this quote In her biography on Voltaire ...
Asked in Philosophy and Philosophers, Voltaire
What did Voltaire say that embodies most of the worlds problems?
French writer, satirist, the embodiment of the 18th-century Enlightenment. Voltaire is remembered as a crusader against tyranny and bigotry. Compared to Rousseau's (1712-1778) rebelliousness and idealism, Voltaire's world view was more skeptical, but both of their ideas influenced deeply the French Revolution. Voltaire disliked Rousseau and wrote to him in 1761: "One feels like crawling on all fours after reading your work." that is my favorite historic quote!lol ...
Asked in American Revolution, French Revolution
Hiw was simon bolivar influenced by the american and french revolutions?
Simon Bolivar was influenced by the American and French revolutions in that he desired the constitutional freedoms that were contained in the American and French documents to become part of the lives of the people of his nation. ...
Asked in Holidays and Traditions
What are french holidays that people in America celibate?
The Hoildays that we Americans celebrate that were influenced by the French are: Mardi Gras, Easter, and 4th of July. ...