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Denis Diderot
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Diderot, by Louis-Michel van Loo, 1767.
Born (1713-10-05)5 October 1713
Langres, France
Died 31 July 1784(1784-07-31) (aged 70)
Paris, France
Era 18th-century philosophy
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Denis Diderot ( 5 October 1713 – 31 July 1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. He was a known figure during the Enlightenment. He is best known for serving as co-founder, chief editor and contributor to the Encyclopédie along with Jean le Rond d'Alembert.

Diderot died from pulmonary thrombosis in Paris, aged 70.

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