Person    | Male  Born /11/1494  Died 9/4/1553

Francois Rabelais

Francois Rabelais

Picture source: LondonRemembers.com

Writer and physician. Born France, between 1483 and 1494, but probably November 1494. Became a monk and studied Latin and Greek, then left to study medicine. Died Paris.

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Francois Rabelais

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Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Belloc

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