François Pierre Guillaume Guizot. The French statesman and historian François Pierre Guillaume Guizot (1787-1874) was a cold and clever politician whose refusal to grant electoral reforms precipitated the February Revolution of 1848. His scholarly publications, however, have been widely praised.
François Guizot, born in 1787 during the reign of Louis XVI, was one of the most prominent figures in France and in Europe for over half a century until his death in 1874, when Mac Mahon was President of the newly established Third Republic. A Protestant bourgeois, he was considered to be the greatest historian of his time, introducing the ...
The life of François Guizot spans practically the whole of the XIX th century. He was born into a Protestant family on October 4, 1787 – during the Ancien Régime – and he died on September 12, 1874, as Third Republic was being establishment. He marked his century as an intellectual and as a man of action.
François Guizot (1787-1874): Condition of the July Monarchy, 1830-1848. Guizot was a French academic politician, who served Louis Philippe as minister of public instruction (1832-37). He was the main power after 1840 and became premier in 1847. His government was overthrown in Febrary 1848.
François Pierre Guillaume Guizot was born of Protestant parentage at Nîmes, France, on October 4, 1787. His father, a prominent advocate, became a victim of the French Revolution during the Reign of Terror, dying on the scaffold in 1794. Madame Guizot removed to Geneva, where her son received a classical education under Protestant influences.
François Pierre Guillaume Guizot ( French: [fʁɑ̃swa pjɛʁ ɡijom ɡizo]; 4 October 1787 – 12 September 1874) was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848.
François Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848, a conservative liberal who opposed the attempt by King Charles X to usurp legislative power, and worked to sustain a constitutional monarchy following the July Revolution of 1830.
François Guizot. Homme d'État et historien français (Nîmes 1787-Val-Richer, Calvados, 1874). 1. Le conservateur libéral. De confession protestante, il obtient la chaire d'histoire moderne à la Sorbonne (1812) grâce à la protection de Fontanes, grand maître de l'Université.
François Guizot. Penguin Books, 1997 - Civilization - 254 pages. In response to the reactionary arguments of ultra-royalists, Francois Guizot (1787-1874) showed that aristocratic social conditions had gone for ever. The growth of towns and a market economy had forged the bourgeoisie and created a 'democratic' (or capitalist) society based on ...
Guizot and Representative Government. Source: François Guizot, The History of the Origins of Representative Government in Europe, trans. Andrew R. Scoble, Introduction and notes by Aurelian Craiutu (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2002). Chapter: INTRODUCTION TO THE LIBERTY FUND EDITION.