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Pierre Bayle

Pierre Bayle (; 18 November 1647 – 28 December 1706) was a French philosopher and writer best known for his seminal work the Historical and Critical Dictionary, published beginning in 1695.

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Pierre Des Maizeaux
... Pierre des Maizeaux, also spelled Desmaizeaux (1666? or 1673 – June 1745), was a French Huguenot writer exiled in London, best known as the translator and ... revocation of the Edict of Nantes, and took refuge in Geneva, where Pierre was educated ... Pierre Bayle gave him an introduction to the 3rd Lord Shaftesbury, with whom, in 1689, he went to England, where he engaged in literary work ...
Pierre Bayle - Editions
... "Pensées Diverses sur l'Occasion de la Comète" (1682) translated as "Various Thoughts on the Occasion of the Comet" (2000) by Robert C ... Bartlett, SUNY Press ...

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    I am a good Protestant, and in the full sense of the term, for from the bottom of my soul, I protest against everything that is said, and everything that is done.
    Pierre Bayle (1647–1706)

    Properly speaking, history is nothing but the crimes and misfortunes of the human race.
    —Pierre Bayle (1647–1706)