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What did Rabelais write about?
Last Updated: 22nd March, 2020
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Moreover, why is Rabelais important?
Around 1521, Rabelais became a priest, but broke his vows in 1530 to study medicine. He was one of the first, if not the first, physicians to dissect the human body. In 1532 he became head physician at a hospital in Lyons, and he began to write. Rabelais' works are famous for their bawdy, satirical nature.
Furthermore, what did Francois Rabelais contribute to the renaissance? François Rabelais, pseudonym Alcofribas Nasier, (born c. 1494, Poitou, France—died probably April 9, 1553, Paris), French writer and priest who for his contemporaries was an eminent physician and humanist and for posterity is the author of the comic masterpiece Gargantua and Pantagruel.
Also Know, what is Francois Rabelais best known for?
Rabelais, François (1494–1553) French humanist and satirist. Rabelais is famed for his classic series of satires, now known collectively as Gargantua and Pantagruel. The series itself consists of Pantagruel (1532), Gargantua (1534), Le Tiers Livre (1546), Le Quart Livre (1552) and Le Cinquième Livre (1564).
When was Francois Rabelais born?
February 4, 1494