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Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Born: June 28, 1712

Died: July 2, 1778 (aged 66)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Jean-Jacques Rousseau 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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Every generation enjoys the use of a vast hoard bequeathed to it by antiquity, and transmits that hoard, augmented by fresh acquisitions, to future ages.

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