Birth and Life

Jean-Jacques Rousseau


Date of birth 28. 6. 1712
Country of birth Switzerland



Date of death 2. 7. 1778
Cemetery Pantheon, Paris, France
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 48.8462784, 2.3462704

Summary from Wikipedia

Rousseau's novel Emile, or On Education is a treatise on the education of the whole person for citizenship. His sentimental novel Julie, or the New Heloise was of importance to the development of pre-romanticism and romanticism in fiction.[3] Rousseau's autobiographical writings—his Confessions, which initiated the modern autobiography, and his Reveries of a Solitary Walker—exemplified the late 18th-century movement known as the Age of Sensibility, and featured an increased focus on subjectivity and introspection that later characterized modern writing. His Discourse on Inequality and The ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 9. 1. 2016

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