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Scudery, Madeleine de

Born: 1607 AD
Died: 1701 AD, at 93 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Socialite


1607 - Born at Le Havre, Normandy on the 15th of November.

         - She was the younger sister of author Georges de Scudéry, but is generally regarded as his superior in skill.

1641 - Ibrahim, ou l'illustre Bassa.

1648 - Her lengthy novels, such as Artamène, ou le Grand Cyrus.

1654 - Clélie.

1659 - De Scudéry was satirized by Molière in his plays Les Précieuses ridicules.

1661 - Almahide, ou l'esclave reine.

1672 - Les Femmes savantes.

1701 - Died on the 2nd of June.


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