Denis Diderot

Denis Diderot

Birth
Langres, Departement de la Haute-Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Death 31 Jul 1784 (aged 70)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Unknown location in church; body displaced during French Revolution
Memorial ID 6239031 · View Source
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Philosopher, Author. A voluminous writer, he was a driving force amongst the thinkers of the French Enlightenment, and one of the leading contributors to the Encyclopaedia. Supported by Catherine the Great of Russia, he went to live for some years in St. Petersburg. Also wrote vivid social satires.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: David Conway
  • Added: 6 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6239031
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Denis Diderot (5 Oct 1713–31 Jul 1784), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6239031, citing Church of Saint-Roch, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .