Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Birth
Saint-Michel-de-Montaigne, Departement de la Dordogne, Aquitaine, France
Death 12 Sep 1592 (aged 59)
Saint-Michel-de-Montaigne, Departement de la Dordogne, Aquitaine, France
Burial Bordeaux, Departement de la Gironde, Aquitaine, France
Memorial ID 7717423 · View Source
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French Essayist. Montaigne is remembered as one of the early popularizers of the essay form. His work argued the impossibility of absolute knowledge, arguing instead for skepticism and persuasion through rhetoric.

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  • Originally Created by: Stuthehistoryguy
  • Added: 28 Jul 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7717423
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (28 Feb 1533–12 Sep 1592), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7717423, citing L'Eglise de Foeuillens, Bordeaux, Departement de la Gironde, Aquitaine, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .