Auguste Comte

The father of Sociology & The man who started it all

Comte created positivism which by the 19th century had turned into neopositivism. He is often more prominent and superior than those that include sociology with Darwin and Karl Marx. Auguste was born January 19th, 1798 in Montpellier, France. He passed away September 5th, 1857 in Paris France.

"The dead govern the living" - Auguste Comte

10 facts

  1. By the age of 14, Comte had declared to his family he no longer believed in God, pushed away from the Royal Court and became a republican.
  2. Comte's theory was to incorporate religion, society and science into one huge idea.