Christine de Pizan

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Chris·tine de Pi·zan

or Chris·tine de Pi·san  (krēs-tēn′ də pē-zäN) c. 1364-c. 1431.
French writer noted for her numerous poems of courtly love, a biography of Charles V of France (1404), and several polemical works in defense of womankind, such as Le Livre de la cité des dames (1405).