Remembered primarily for his large nose, this seventeenth-century French playwright and frequent participant in duels inspired a play and several films and operas.
He studied at the Dormans-Beauvais school in Paris before joining the French military in his late teens.
He penned several science fiction-themed plays, including L’Autre Monde: ou les Etats et Empires de la Lune and Les Etats et Empires du Soleil.
He was born in Paris, France, to Esperance Bellanger and Lord Abel de Cyrano de Mauvieres et Bergerac.
Actor Gerard Depardieu portrayed Cyrano de Bergerac in a popular 1990 film based on de Bergerac’s life.
Cyrano De Bergerac Age
How old is Cyrano De Bergerac? He was born in 1619, he was 404 years old at the time of his death.
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Cyrano De Bergerac Wiki
|404 years old
|March 6, 1619
|Date of Death
|July 28, 1655
Quotes by Cyrano De Bergerac
I planted my self in the middle of a great many Glasses full of Dew, tied fast about me, upon which the Sun so violently darted his Rays, that the Heat, which attracted them, as it does the thickest Clouds, carried me up so high, that at length I found my self above the middle Region of the Air.— Cyrano De Bergerac
And for my part, Gentlemen,’ said I, ‘that I may put in for a share, and guess with the rest; not to amuse myself with those curious Notions wherewith you tickle and spur on slow-paced Time; I believe, that the Moon is a World like ours, to which this of ours serves likewise for a Moon.’— Cyrano De Bergerac
We must believe then, that as from hence we see Saturn and Jupiter; if we were in either of the Two, we should discover a great many Worlds which we perceive not; and that the Universe extends so in infinitum.— Cyrano De Bergerac
This veridic nose arrives everywhere a quarter of an hour before its master. Ten shoemakers, good round fat ones too, go and sit down to work under it out of the rain.— Cyrano De Bergerac
Prometheus heretofore went up to Heaven, and stole fire from thence. Have not I as much Boldness as he?— Cyrano De Bergerac