The life and love of Voltaire

Fran├žois-Marie Arouet who made a name for himself as Voltaire was a prolific writer, playwright and philosopher. Famed for his sharp wit and criticism of the Catholic church and institutions of pre-revolutinary France as well as his advocacy for freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and the separation of church and state. In part one we look a little and his life, love and philosophy.