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Voltaire Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at December 11, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team

Voltaire Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Voltaire Facts

Full NameVoltaire
BirthdateNovember 21, 1694
Birth PlaceParis, France
Age (in 2023)329 Years Old
ZodiacScorpio
OccupationHistorian

Voltaire Age & Birthday

Voltaire is best known as Historian who has born on November 21, 1694 in Paris, France. Currently, Voltaire is 329 years, 0 months and 20 days old. Voltaire will celebrate 330th birthday on Thursday, 21st of November 2024. Below the countdown to Voltaire upcoming birthday.

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Voltaire Biography

About

French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher who became known for his wit and his pointed social critique. His popular work, Candide, satirized French nobility and the church.

Before Fame

He studied Greek and Latin at the College Louis-le-Grand, but left school to pursue a career as a writer. He subsequently wrote a satirical poem about the Duke of Orleans that resulted in his nearly year-long imprisonment at the Bastille.

Trivia

His subversive French works helped spur the American Revolution.

Family Life

He and his four older siblings were the children of a Parisian attorney. He adopted the name Voltaire in 1718.

Associated With

He was highly influenced by the works of William Shakespeare.

Top Asked Questions about Voltaire

How old is Voltaire in 2023?

Voltaire is 329 years old today.

When was Voltaire born?

Voltaire was born on November 21, 1694 in Paris, France.

What is Voltaire zodiac sign?

Voltaire zodiac sign is Scorpio.

What was Voltaire best known for?

Voltaire was best known as Historian.

Fun Facts about Voltaire's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Voltaire's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Voltaire was born on Sunday, 325th day / 46th week of 1694
  • Voltaire has Scorpio zodiac sign and Water element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Voltaire birthday is XXI.XI.MDCXCIV
  • Voltaire's birthstone is Topaz
  • Voltaire's birth flower is Chrysanthemum that symbolize cheerfulness, friendship & abundance
  • Voltaire age in year is 329 years old
  • Voltaire age in month is 3948 months old
  • Voltaire age in day is 120184 days old
  • Voltaire age in hour is 2884416 hours old
  • Voltaire age in minute is 173064960 minutes old
  • Voltaire age in second is 10383897600 seconds old
  • Next Voltaire birthday is on Thursday, November 21st 2024
  • Voltaire age in next birthday (2024) is 330 years old

Historical Events on Voltaire Birthday (November 21)

Below are historical events that coincided with Voltaire's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

YearEvent
2002Arturo Guzmán Decena, founder of Los Zetas and high-member of the Gulf Cartel, is killed in a shoot-out with the Mexican Army and the police.
2004The second round of the Ukrainian presidential election is held, giving rise to massive protests and controversy over the election's integrity.
2004Dominica is hit by the most destructive earthquake in its history. The northern half of the island sustains the most damage, especially the town of Portsmouth. In neighboring Guadeloupe, one person is killed.
2004The Paris Club agrees to write off 80% (up to $100 billion) of Iraq's external debt.
2006Anti-Syrian Lebanese politician and government minister Pierre Gemayel is assassinated in suburban Beirut.
2009A mine explosion in Heilongjiang, China kills 108.
2012At least 28 are wounded after a bomb is thrown onto a bus in Tel Aviv.
2013Fifty-four people are killed when the roof of a shopping center collapses in Riga, Latvia.
2013Massive protests start in Ukraine after President Viktor Yanukovych suspended signing the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement.
2014A stampede in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe caused by the police firing tear gas kills at least eleven people and injures 40 others.
2015The government of Belgium imposes a security lockdown on Brussels, including the closure of shops, schools, and public transportation, due to potential terrorist attacks.
2017Robert Mugabe formally resigns as President of Zimbabwe, after thirty-seven years in office.
2019Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is indicted on charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust.
2019Tesla launches the SUV Cybertruck. A gaffe occurs during the launch event when its "unbreakable" windows shatter during demonstration.
2021An SUV plows through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, killing six and injuring 62.
1987The birth of Stefan Glarner, Swiss footballer
1987The birth of Eesha Karavade, Indian chess player
1988The birth of Len Väljas, Canadian skier
1988The birth of Preston Zimmerman, American soccer player
1989The birth of Will Buckley, English footballer
1989The birth of Dárvin Chávez, Mexican footballer
1989The birth of Justin Tucker, American football player
1990The birth of Dani King, English cyclist
1990The birth of Georgie Twigg, English field hockey player
1991The birth of Almaz Ayana, Ethiopian sprinter
1991The birth of Lewis Dunk, English footballer
1991The birth of Peni Terepo, New Zealand rugby league player
1994The birth of Saúl Ñíguez, Spanish footballer
1997The birth of Reo Hatate, Japanese footballer
1999The birth of Jaelin Howell, American soccer player
2013The death of Dimitri Mihalas, American astronomer and author (b. 1939)
2013The death of Vern Mikkelsen, American basketball player and coach (b. 1928)
2013The death of Bernard Parmegiani, French composer (b. 1927)
2013The death of Tôn Thất Đính, Vietnamese general (b. 1926)
2013The death of Maurice Vachon, Canadian-American wrestler (b. 1929)
2014The death of John H. Land, American soldier and politician (b. 1920)
2014The death of Robert Richardson, English general (b. 1929)
2015The death of Gil Cardinal, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1950)
2015The death of Ameen Faheem, Indian-Pakistani poet and politician (b. 1939)
2015The death of Bob Foster, American boxer and police officer (b. 1938)
2015The death of Anthony Read, English screenwriter and producer (b. 1935)
2015The death of Joseph Silverstein, American violinist and conductor (b. 1932)
2016The death of Hassan Sadpara, Pakistani mountaineer and adventurer (b. 1963)
2017The death of David Cassidy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)
2021The death of Lou Cutell, American actor (b. 1930)

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