Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke

Born: January 12, 1729

Died: July 9, 1797

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Statesman

Biography: Edmund Burke was an Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist and philosopher who, after moving to England, served for many years in the House of Commons of Great Britain as a member of the Whig party.

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Source/Notes: Selected Letters of Edmund Burke (1984 edition), University of Chicago Press - ISBN: 9780226080680
Source/Notes: Two letters addressed to a member of the present Parliament: on the proposals for peace with the regicide directory of France. By the Right Hon. Edmund Burke (1796 edition)
Source/Notes: Volume iii, page 334. - Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790)
Source/Notes: From the Tracts Relative to the Laws Against Popery in Ireland (c. 1766), not published during Burke's lifetime.

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