Christine de PizanChris·tine de Pi·zan
or Chris·tine de Pi·san 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).
Christine de Pizan
detail from the 15th-century French manuscript Moral Teachings depicting Christine de Pizan with her son Jean du Castel