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Auguste Comte

Auguste ComteAKA Isidore Marie Auguste François Xavier Comte

Born: 19-Jan-1798
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: 5-Sep-1857
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, France

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sociologist, Philosopher

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Positivist founder of Sociology

Father: Louis Comte (tax official)
Mother: Rosalie Boyer
Wife: Caroline Massin (m. 1825, div. 1842)

    University: École Polytechnique, Paris

    Converted to Atheism (age 14)
    Suicide Attempt
    Risk Factors: Psoriasis

Is the subject of books:
Auguste Comte, 1920, BY: F. J. Gould
Auguste Comte: An Intellectual Biography, 1993, BY: Mary Pickering

Author of books:
Plan de Traveaux Scientifiques Nécessaires pour Réorganiser la Société (1822)
Cours de Philosophie positive (1830–42, philosophy, 6 vols.)
Système de Politique Positive (1851-54, philosophy, 4 vols.)
Catéchisme Positiviste (1852)
Synthèse Subjective (1856)



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