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de Pisan, Christine Line breaks: Chris|tine de Pisan
Pronunciation: /də ˈpiːzan/
(also de Pizan)

Definition of de Pisan, Christine in English:

( Circa 1364-circa 1430), Italian writer, resident in France from 1369. The first professional woman writer in France, she is best known for her works in defence of women’s virtues and achievements, such as Le Livre des trois vertus (1406).

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