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Alexis de Tocqueville

Alexis de TocquevilleAKA Alexis Charles-Henri-Maurice Clérel de Tocqueville

Born: 29-Jul-1805
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 16-Apr-1859
Location of death: Cannes, France
Cause of death: Tuberculosis

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian, Author

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Democracy in America

Father: Hervé-Bonaventure Clérel de Tocqueville
Mother: Louise-Madeleine Le Peletier de Rosanbo
Brother: Hippolyte
Brother: Edouard
Wife: Mary Mottely (English, m. 26-Oct-1835)

    University: College Royal, Metz, France

    French Academy 1841
    French Legion of Honor 6-Jun-1837

Author of books:
Du Système Pénitentaire aux États-Unis et de son Application en France (1833, "On the Penitentiary System in the United States and Its Application in France")
De la Démocratie (1835-40, "Democracy in America")
L'Ancien Régime et la Révolution (1856, "The Old Regime and the Revolution")


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