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Description: Jean-Jacques Rousseau - born in Geneva on June 28, 1712 y.
Filosof, writer, composer, musicologist, left significant traces in political philosophy, influenced the political actors and processes during the French Revolution with their thoughts and ideas about democracy and good governance of society.
The author of "Confessions," "On the Social Contract", "Emile: or, On Education," Letters for French music, "" Music Dictionary "...
He spent much of his life in France.
He died on July 2, 1778 in France. Re-interred in the Pantheon in Paris.
One of the greatest personalities, philosopher and esthete of the 18th century from the Age of the Enlightenment.
In 2012 we celebrate 300 years since his birth.
On the photo - the monument of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, built by his compatriots on the island in Lake Geneva, called on his name as a sign of admiration and gratitude from Geneva society.
Photo - personal archive