Anne Ninon de l'Enclos

Anne Ninon de l'Enclos

Biography Anne Ninon de l'Enclos (1620 - 1705)

French author and patron of the arts

Was born on 10 nov 1620.
Died on 17 oct 1705, at 84 years old.
Origin country France

Anne "Ninon" de l'Enclos also spelled Ninon de Lenclos and Ninon de Lanclos (November 10, 1620 – October 17, 1705) was a French author, courtesan and patron of the arts. At the time of her death, in 1705, Saint-Simon primly summed up her career: "A shining example of the triumph of vice, when directed with intelligence and redeemed by a little virtue."
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