Google Doodle Celebrates French Playwright Moliere

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Today, search engine giant Google is celebrating the life and work of French Actor and playwright Moliere with a doodle.

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière. He is widely celebrated as the world’s foremost comic dramatist and the greatest artist in the history of French theater.

The doodle depicts Moliere’s most memorable scenes from The Imaginary Invalid and other classics like School for Wives, Don Juan, and The Miser.

His satirical plays highlighted human folly and blended ballet, music, and comedy into a new genre. Relevantly Molière was the son of a successful furniture maker and upholsterer to the royal court.