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Pierre Corneille

Pierre Corneille (; 6 June 1606 – 1 October 1684) was a French tragedian who was one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with Molière and Racine. He has been called “the founder of French tragedy” and produced plays for nearly forty years.

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    Each instant of life is a step toward death.
    Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)

    The fate of the State decides theirs: clauses of treaties determine their affections.
    —Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)