Étienne Cabet (French: [etjɛn kabɛ]; January 1, 1788 – November 9, 1856) was a French philosopher and utopian socialist who founded the Icarian movement. Cabet became the most popular socialist advocate of his day, with a special appeal to artisans who were being undercut by factories.
Étienne Cabet, (born Jan. 1, 1788, Dijon, Fr.—died Nov. 8, 1856, St. Louis, Mo., U.S.), French socialist and founder of a communal settlement at Nauvoo, Ill. After a career as a teacher, lawyer, revolutionist, and political exile, Cabet published a novel, Voyage en Icarie (1840), setting forth his theories on the ideal community .
This was the utopian vision of Étienne Cabet, a French socialist thinker whose fictional 1840 travelogue, Voyage en Icarie (Travels in Icaria), spawned one of the world’s first communist ...
Cabet, Étienne (1788–1856). Étienne Cabet, utopian socialist and founder of the Icarian movement, was born in Dijon, France, on January 1, 1788, the son of Claude and Françoise (Bertier) Cabet. He received his law degree in May 1812 and moved to Paris four years later to work for Félix Nicod, a wealthy and influential lawyer with links to ...
Étienne Cabet, né le 1er janvier 1788 à Dijon et mort le 9 novembre 1856 à Saint-Louis (Missouri), est un penseur politique français qui sera le premier, en 1840, à se définir comme « communiste » 3. Il prône une forme de communisme chrétien.
Étienne Cabet (1788-1856) was a French radical whose utopian visions led him to found a community called Icaria in the United States. Etienne Cabet was born on Jan. 1, 1788, in Dijon; his father was a cooper. After an excellent general education he studied medicine, then changed to law.
CABET, ÉTIENNE (1788–1856), French left-wing political leader and writer. The son of a Dijon cooper and one of the few left-wing political leaders of the era with roots in the working classes, Cabet's long career spanned the entire "age of revolution" as well as two continents.
The Voyage to Icaria (French: Voyage en Icarie [vwajaʒ ɑ̃n ikaʁi]) is a novel written by Étienne Cabet and published in 1840. In this romance, he described a communistic utopia , whose terms he had dreamed out; and he began at once to try to realize his dream.
French socialist Étienne Cabet was the founder of a utopian communal settlement at Nauvoo, Illinois, in the mid-19th century. Cabet was born on January 1, 1788, in Dijon, France. After a career as a teacher, lawyer, revolutionary, and political exile, he published a novel, Voyage en Icarie (1840), in which he set forth his theories on an ideal ...
Étienne Cabet was a French philosopher and utopian socialist who founded the Icarian movement. Cabet became the most popular socialist advocate of his day, with a special appeal to artisans who were being undercut by factories.