September 15, 1613
March 1, 1680
The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and… Published at: January 28, 1982
MémoiresFrançois de La Rochefoucauld, écrivain, moraliste et mémorialiste français (1613-1680)… Published at: February 7, 2013
About François De La Rochefoucauld
François, duc de La Rochefoucauld, prince de Marcillac was a noted French author of maxims and memoirs, as well as an example of the accomplished 17th-century nobleman. He was born in Paris in the Rue des Petits Champs, at a time when the royal court oscillated between aiding the nobility and threatening it. Until 1650, he bore the title of prince de Marcillac.