was a great poet of France. He was an advocate of freedom of mind and
according to his will. Voltaire considered himself a citizen of world
about a hundred books on vivid topics of his choice.
born in 1694 at
Chatenay, near Paris. His
full name was Francois Maire Arouet De Voltaire. He had lost his mother
was a child. As a child, Voltaire showed utter dislike of study.
laborious studies and was poor in science. He avoided labour and loved
pleasure. But Voltaire had inherent ability of writing poetry. His
recognized his poetic talent and nurtured it. He helped Voltaire to
poetic skills. Voltaire won many prizes for poetry.
Voltaire drew his sword on his father to get
money for his actress lover. He also lied to his father when he said
needed the money for purchasing equipments. For all this he was put in
Voltaire took his prison stay with a resolution to come good in his
inspiring event occurred in his life when his father took him back
Voltaire realized himself and joined a group of
scholars. Already a man with poetic talent, his career now took a
He had always a desire of thinking differently from other people. He
generous and Iover of literature. Voltaire fell in love with Madame de
but soon love affair ended.