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Memorial

Voltaire Voltaire

Plaque: Voltaire

Inscription

Westminster City Council
Voltaire, 1694 - 1778, French philosopher, playwright and satirist, lodged in a house on this site, 1727 - 1728.
Voltaire Foundation

The plaque was stolen some years ago. In 1994 (300th birthday) the Voltaire Foundation got it put back.

Site: Voltaire (1 memorial)

WC2, Maiden Lane, 10

The building is inscribed with the name "Vaudeville Theatre".  It is now, 2013, used by the Hungarian Cultural Centre.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Voltaire

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Voltaire

Born in Pairs as Francois Marie Arouet. Adopted the name Voltaire aged 24. ...

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Voltaire

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Voltaire Foundation

The Voltaire Foundation is a research department in the University of Oxford,...

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Westminster City Council

Created in 1965 from the former area of the Metropolitan Boroughs of St Maryl...

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