Jean Rousseau

Early life

Jean Rousseau was born on june 12,1712 in Geneva and died on July 2, 1778 in Ermenonville.His mother died 9 days after his birth and was taught by his father till he was 10.His father was killed after a fight in Geneva and decides to move to Lyons in 1722.He belived "man was good by nature ,but corupt by society."He was all ways on the move till he finally seteled down in Paris.He was a chathlich priest,interant musician,music copyist and a teacher.One of his conponints was Voltair because he beleved that "man iwas naturally good, but becomes corrputed by the pernicions ,the perniciouse in alence of human socicty and intitution.


One of the books that he wrote was called "confesons".Its about him claming to embark on an enterprise that has never been done.It inspired autobiographys.


"What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness."

"A man is born free and everywhere he is in chains."

"Ablosult silents leads to sadness.It is the image of death."

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