35th year  -  N° 218                 Wednesday, 5 August 2020         Antwerpen		
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Saturday 30th of May 1778

242 years ago He Died in Peace

Writer Voltaire born as François-Marie Arouet dies of unknown causes at the age of 84 in 27 Quai Voltaire, VIIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

When asked on his deathbed by a priest to renounce the devil and turn to God Voltaire replied "For God's sake, let me die in peace."