|born on||15 January 1622 (greg.)|
|Place||Paris Arrondissement 1, France, 48n5136, 2e2031|
|Timezone||LMT m2e2031 (is local mean time)|
French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Among Molière's best known works are The Misanthrope, The School for Wives, Tartuffe, The Miser, The Imaginary Invalid, and The Bourgeois Gentleman.
On 17 February 1673, during a production of his final play, The Imaginary Invalid, Molière, who suffered from pulmonary tuberculosis, was seized by a coughing fit and a haemorrhage while playing the hypochondriac Argan. He finished the performance but collapsed again and died a few hours later.
- associate relationship with Corneille, Pierre (born 6 June 1606 (greg.))
- role played of/by Comart, Jean-Paul (born 27 September 1953). Notes: 1980 stage play "The Miser"
De Jabrun quotes 15 January (baptismal certificate) but born a few days earlier (13 or 14 January, according to www.toutmoliere.net). He rectified to 14 January 1622 NS, 8pm.
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
- Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (theatre (comedian and author))