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Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu, generally referred to as simply Montesquieu, was a French lawyer, man of letters, and political philosopher who lived during the Age of Enlightenment. He is famous for his articulation of the theory of separation of powers, which is implemented in many constitutions throughout the... Wikipedia
January 18, 1689, Château de la Brède, La Brède, Aquitaine, France
February 10, 1755, Paris, France


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