Cyrano De Bergerac

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Birthday
6, 1619
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Jul 28, 1655 (36)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
6, 1619
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Jul 28, 1655 (36)

About

Remembered primarily for his large nose, this seventeenth-century French playwright and frequent participant in duels inspired a play and several films and operas.

Before Fame

He studied at the Dormans-Beauvais school in Paris before joining the French military in his late teens.

Trivia

He penned several science fiction-themed plays, including L'Autre Monde: ou les Etats et Empires de la Lune and Les Etats et Empires du Soleil.

Family Life

He was born in Paris, France, to Esperance Bellanger and Lord Abel de Cyrano de Mauvieres et Bergerac.

Associated With

Actor Gerard Depardieu portrayed Cyrano de Bergerac in a popular 1990 film based on de Bergerac's life.

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