Molière’s 400th Birthday

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known as Molière, was born a few days before the 15th of January 1622, 400 years ago. His influence on French culture and theatre everywhere was, and still is, enormous; his work is still put on stage all over the world. Archives Portal Europe holds almost 4000 finding aids on Molière, from at least 16 countries – discover the collection here: http://www.archivesportaleurope.net/search/-/s/d/1609

France, Archives départementales de la Côte-d’or, 1957, 4e Festival des Nuits de Bourgogne, Bresse et Comté, available at http://www.archivesportaleurope.net/ead-display/-/ead/pl/aicode/FR-FRAD021/type/fa/id/FRAD021_000000992/unitid/67+J_HASH_+120-741+-+67+J_HASH_+261_SLASH_2/search/0/Moli%3Fre+QUOTE_Jean-Baptiste+Poquelin_QUOTE
Germany, Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg, Heinrich von Kleist nach Molière: “Amphitryon”. Available at http://www.archivesportaleurope.net/ead-display/-/ead/pl/aicode/DE-00000899/type/fa/id/labw-5-478720/unitid/W+134+Nr.+088958b/search/0/Moli%3Fre+QUOTE_Jean-Baptiste+Poquelin_QUOTE
Portugal, Câmara Municipal de Almada. Arquivo, A escola de mulheres, Companhia “Teatro da Malaposta”, available at http://www.archivesportaleurope.net/ead-display/-/ead/pl/aicode/PT-00000028920/type/fa/id/PT_SLASH_AHALM_SLASH_CMALM/unitid/PT_SLASH_AHALM_SLASH_CMALM_SLASH_U_SLASH_001_SLASH_00039_SLASH_000001/search/0/Moli%3Fre+QUOTE_Jean-Baptiste+Poquelin_QUOTE
Czechoslovakia, Molière Poster, 1929, University of Brighton Design Archives, available at http://www.archivesportaleurope.net/ead-display/-/ead/pl/aicode/GB-1837/type/fa/id/gb1837-des_SLASH_ico/unitid/GB_SLASH_1837_SLASH_DES_SLASH_ICO_SLASH_3_SLASH_9_SLASH_289/search/0/Moli%3Fre+QUOTE_Jean-Baptiste+Poquelin_QUOTE

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