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.

Source/Notes: A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful (1757)

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Source/Notes: The works of ... Edmund Burke [ed. by W. King and F. Laurence]. (1792 edition)

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