Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695)

Death:  13th April 1695
Location:  Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, Paris,  Ile-de-France, France
Photo taken by:  Pierre André
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French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. He is known above all for his Fables, which provided a model for subsequent fabulists across Europe and numerous alternative versions in France, and in French regional languages.