Montesquieu, French Man of Letters

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Montesquieu
  • Known as: Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu
  • Birth: January 18, 1689, La Brède, Aquitaine, France
  • Death: February 10, 1755, Paris, France
  • Language: French
  • Who he was: French man of letters; Lettres Persanes (Persian Letters); Considérations sur les Causes de la Grandeur des Romains et de Leur Décadence (Considerations on the Causes of the Grandeur and Decadence of the Romans); De l'Esprit des Lois (The Spirit of the Laws)
  • Included in lists (What's This?): GBWW (+10YP)

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