François-Marie Arouet was a French historian, philosopher, and writer better known by his pen name, Voltaire. He wrote plays, poetry, essays, scientific work, histories, and novels. Voltaire was one of the most influential writers of the Enlightenment.

  • Nationality: French
  • Birth Date: 21 Nov 1694
  • Death Date: 30 May 1778
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On Infinites in Geometry, and Sir Isaac Newton's Chronology (1778)
Information regarding the discoveries contributing to mathematics and the problems in determining chronology.