Jean Racine

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Jean Racine (1639-1699)

Life

Born: 22 December 1639

Died: 21 April 1699

Biography
Jean Baptiste Racine was a French dramatist, one of the "big three" of 17th century France (along with Molière and Corneille), and one of the most important literary figures in the Western tradition. Racine was primarily a tragedian, though he did write one comedy.

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