Residence of Voltaire France
This page has pictures related to Voltaire's later life.



Voltaire left the Chateau de Cirey in 1749 after Emilie's death.
He was 55 years old at that time and would live to age 83.


Voltaire at the Court of Frederick the Great of Prussia

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Chateau Ferney - Voltaire's estate near Geneva, Switzerland

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Voltaire's Last Visit to Paris

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Voltaire's Funeral Procession

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This web site is a tribute to Voltaire and Emilie du Chatelet, and the result of many months of research by a past teacher of American and European history.

The site writer lives in San Jose, California, and today works in the field of quality assurance.

Site writer and designer: Jane Birkenstock