Charles Perrault

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Charles Perrault

Birthplace: Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death: May 16, 1703 (75)
Immediate Family:

Son of Pierre Perrault and Paquette Le Clerc
Husband of Marie Guichon
Father of Charles (2) Perrault; Charles Samuel Perrault and Pierre Perrault, dit D'armancourt
Brother of Pierre Perrault; Claude Perrault; Nicolas Perrault; Franços Perrault and Jean Perrault

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About Charles Perrault

Charles Perrault was a French author and member of the Académie française. He laid the foundations for a new literary genre, the fairy tale, with his works derived from pre-existing folk tales. The best known of his tales include Le Petit Chaperon rouge (Little Red Riding Hood), Cendrillon (Cinderella), Le Chat Botté (Puss in Boots), La Belle au bois dormant (The Sleeping Beauty) and La Barbe bleue (Bluebeard) -

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Charles Perrault's Timeline

January 12, 1628
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
May 25, 1675
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
October 28, 1676
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
March 21, 1678
May 16, 1703
Age 75