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Remembered primarily for his large nose, this seventeenth-century French playwright and frequent participant in duels inspired a play and several films and operas.
He studied at the Dormans-Beauvais school in Paris before joining the French military in his late teens.
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.
He was born in Paris, France, to Esperance Bellanger and Lord Abel de Cyrano de Mauvieres et Bergerac.
Actor Gerard Depardieu portrayed Cyrano de Bergerac in a popular 1990 film based on de Bergerac’s life.
How did Cyrano De Bergerac die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||36 years|
|Birthday||March 6, 1619|
|Death date||July 28, 1655|
|Place of death||Sannois, France|
|Place of burial||N/A|
The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men’s apples and head their cabbages.Cyrano De Bergerac
A kiss is a rosy dot over the ‘i’ of loving.Cyrano De Bergerac
We must believe then, that as from hence we see Saturn and Jupiter; if we were in either of the Two, we should discover a great many Worlds which we perceive not; and that the Universe extends so in infinitum.Cyrano De Bergerac
And for my part, Gentlemen,’ said I, ‘that I may put in for a share, and guess with the rest; not to amuse myself with those curious Notions wherewith you tickle and spur on slow-paced Time; I believe, that the Moon is a World like ours, to which this of ours serves likewise for a Moon.’Cyrano De Bergerac
A large nose is the mark of a witty, courteous, affable, generous and liberal man.Cyrano De Bergerac