Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

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  1. June 28, 1712 in Genf
  2. July 2, 1778 in Ermenonville bei Paris
  3. Moralphilosoph, Musiktheoretiker, Schriftsteller, Philosoph, Komponist, Dramatiker, Pädagoge
  4. Paris

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(Source: Wikimedia)
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The house where Rousseau was born at number 40, Grand-Rue, Geneva (Source: Wikimedia)
Les Charmettes, where Rousseau lived with Françoise-Louise de Warens from 1735 to 1736, now a museum dedicated to Rousseau (Source: Wikimedia)
Françoise-Louise de Warens (Source: Wikimedia)
Palazzo belonging to Tommaso Querini at 968 Cannaregio Venice that served as the French Embassy during Rousseau's period as Secretary to the Ambassador (Source: Wikimedia)
Thérèse Levasseur 1791 (Source: Wikimedia)
A contemporary portrait of the Countess of Houdetot (Source: Wikimedia)
Mme d'Épinay by Jean-Étienne Liotard, ca 1759 (Musée d'art et d'histoire, Geneva) (Source: Wikimedia)
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The tomb of Rousseau in the crypt of the Panthéon, Paris (Source: Wikimedia)
Statue of Rousseau on the Île Rousseau, Geneva (Source: Wikimedia)
Rousseau (1755), Discourse on Inequality, Holland, frontispiece and title page (Source: Wikimedia)
Île Rousseau, Geneva (Source: Wikimedia)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau on a Romanian stamp, 1962 (Source: Wikimedia)
Bicentenary of Rousseau's birth (plaque), Geneva, 28 June 1912, Jean-Jacques, aime ton pays [love your country], showing Rousseau's father gesturing towards the window. The scene is drawn from a footnote to the Letter to d'Alembert where Rousseau recalls witnessing the popular celebrations following the exercises of the St Gervais regiment. (Source: Wikimedia)
A portrait of Rousseau in later life (Source: Wikimedia)
Avril, p. 2 (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis des Rousseau, Haid, Johann Elias - 1780 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Karl Barth - 1839/1855 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Karl Barth - 1839/1855 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des J. J. Rousseau, Bollinger, Friedrich Wilhelm - 1818/1832 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des John James Rousseau, 1779 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des I. I. Rousseau, Haid, Johann Elias - 1778/1790 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Johann Heinrich Lips - 1780/1817 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des J. J. Rousseau, Augustin de Saint-Aubin - 1771/1807 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Jean Jacques Rousseau, Karl Barth - 1839/1853 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1778/1800 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Dargestellter: Jean-Jacques Rousseau Künstler: keine Angabe (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)
Dargestellter: Jean-Jacques Rousseau Künstler: keine Angabe (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)

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