Famous French Playwrights: Jean-Baptiste Poquelin

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, a classic French playwright, was famous for French comedy. Often called the master of social comedy and worthy to stand with Shakespeare, he tackled subjects that others didn’t dare to. On stage, he was Molière. Growing Up: From Upholstery Apprentice to Playwright In 1622, Jean was born in Paris to a wealthy family. … Read moreFamous French Playwrights: Jean-Baptiste Poquelin