Jean-Jacques Rousseau
#59 Overall Influence

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Genevan philosopher, writer and composer. His political philosophy influenced the progress of the Enlightenment throughout Europe, as well as aspects of the French Revolution and the development of modern political, economic and educational thought.

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#2 World Rank
Education
#16 World Rank
Political Science
#35 World Rank
Philosophy
#67 World Rank
Literature
#358 World Rank
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