Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient.
|Born||November 21, 1694|
Voltaire (Francois-Marie Arouet) was a French versatile writer, historian, playwright and philosopher famous for his wit and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and separation of church and state. His work in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, and historical and scientific works. He wrote more than 2,000 books. He was an outspoken advocate, despite the risk this placed him in under the strict censorship laws of the time.