Jean Jacques Rousseau by: matteo testa

Jean Jacques Rousseau born June 28, 1712, Geneva, Switzerland died July 2, 1778, Ermenonville, France, Swiss born philosopher, writer, and political and novels inspired the leaders of the French Revolution and the Romantic generation.

Rousseau was the most popular of the philosophes among members of the Jacobin Club. Rousseau was interred as a national hero in the Panthéon in Paris, in 1794, 16 years after his death.

Bibliography: "Jean-Jacques Rousseau." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., n.d. Web. 28 Feb. 2017. "Jean-Jacques Rousseau." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., n.d. Web. 28 Feb. 2017.

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