Featuring some of the most brilliant and notable sayings from a revolutionising world, ´100 Quotes by Charles Louis de Montesquieu´ is the perfect companion for readers looking to be inspired by one of the most influential figures in history.
French judge, historian, and political philosopher, Montesquieu remains a leading figure in the French Revolution and a major influence on the Founding Fathers of the United States. Responsible for devising a government separated into branches of power, his political theories remain in practice in many constitutions throughout the world today.
Uncover his thoughts and musing with this impressive collection from the man who lay the foundations for the world as we know it. ´100 Quotes by Charles Louis de Montesquieu´ is perfect for fans of Hugh Jackman's ´Les Miserables´.
Charles Louis de Montesquieu (1689-1755) was a French judge, man of letters, historian, and political philosopher. His most influential work, 'The Spirit of the Law', divided French society into three classes, thereby erasing the feudal system.
Montesquieu is remembered today as a defining influence on the Founding Fathers of the United States.