Scarron, Paul

Born: Jul 04, 1610 AD
Died: 1660 AD, at 50 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Authors

1610 - Born on the 4th of July.

1633 - He was nineteen and entered the service of Charles de Beaumanoir, bishop of Le Mans.

1635 - He travelled to Rome.

1640 - Scarron returned to Paris.

1643 - He appeared a Recueil de quelques vers burlesques, and in the next year Typhon ou la gigantomachie.

1645 - He performed the comedy of Jodelet, ou le maître valet, the name of which was derived from the actor who took the principal part.

1646 - He returned to Paris, and worked hard for the bookseller Quinet.

1651 - He had conceived the idea of the Roman comique, the first part of which was printed.

         - He took the side of the Fronde in a Mazarinade, a violent pamphlet.

1660 - Died on the 6th of October.

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