Étienne de La Boétie

Philosopher, Author

1530 – 1563

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Who was Étienne de La Boétie?

Étienne or Estienne de La Boétie was a French judge, writer, and "a founder of modern political philosophy in France." He "has been best remembered as the great and close friend of the eminent essayist Michel de Montaigne, in one of history's most notable friendships."

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Born
Nov 1, 1530
Sarlat-la-Canéda
Also known as
  • Etienne de La Boetie
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • University of Orléans
Lived in
  • Aquitaine
Died
Aug 18, 1563
Bordeaux

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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