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  1. La Fontaine, Jean de La Fontaine(noun)

    French writer who collected Aesop's fables and published them (1621-1695)


  1. Jean de La Fontaine

    Jean de La Fontaine was the most famous 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. According to Flaubert, he was the only French poet to understand and master the texture of the French language before Hugo. A set of postage stamps celebrating La Fontaine and the Fables was issued by France in 1995.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jean de la fontaine in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jean de la fontaine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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