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Texts

Chanson de Roland

Approx. 1140 - Approx. 1170

Tristan et Iseut

Approx. 1150 - Approx. 1190

Villon's Testament

1461

Le Cid

1636

Corneille

Phèdre

1677

La Princesse de Clèves

1678

Turcaret

1709

Lesage

Les Fausses Confidences

1737

Marivaux

Zadig

1748

Voltaire

Candide

1759

Voltaire

la Nouvelle Héloïse

1761

Rousseau

Traité sur la tolérance

1763

Voltaire

Le Barbier de Séville

1775

Beaumarchais

Le Mariage de Figaro

1778

Beaumarchais

Jacques le fataliste

1784

Diderot

Les Infortunes de la Vertu

1787

Sade

Authors

Corneille

6 June 1606 - 1 October 1684

Moliere

1622 - 1673

Racine

22 December 1639 - 21 April 1699

Voltaire

21 Nov 1694 - 30 May 1778

Sade

2 June 1740 - 2 December 1814

Politics/Culture

Henry IV

2 August 1589 - 14 May 1610

Louis XIII

14 May 1610 - 14 May 1643

Louis XIV

14 May 1643 - 1 September 1715

Louis XV

1 September 1715 - 10 May 1774

Louis XVI

10 May 1774 - 21 September 1792

French First Republic

22 September 1792 - 1804