Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778) MP

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Birthplace: Geneva, Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Death: Died in Ermenonville, Picardy, France
Cause of death: Officially apoplexy - but suspicions of murder exist
Managed by: George J. Homs
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About Jean Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological and educational thought.

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Jean Jacques Rousseau's Timeline

1712
June 28, 1712
Geneva, Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
1768
August 29, 1768
Age 56
Bourgoin-Jallieu, Rhône-Alpes, France
1778
July 2, 1778
Age 66
Ermenonville, Picardy, France
1794
October 11, 1794
Age 66
Paris, Île-de-France, France