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)
Source/Notes: Section xviii, volume i, page 231. - A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful (1757)

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Source/Notes: Volume i, page 456. - Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents (1770)
Source/Notes: Volume i, page 531. - Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents (1770)
Source/Notes: Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents (1770)
Source/Notes: First Speech on the Conciliation with America (1774)

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Source/Notes: Volume ii, page 108. - Second Speech on Conciliation with America (1775)