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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778) was a French-Swiss philosopher, writer and political theorist, perhaps best known for his Social Contract (1762) and for his novel, Emile.

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Name: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Born: June 28, 1712, Geneva, Switzerland
Died: July 2, 1778, Ermenonville, France