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.
Étienne Cabet, né le 1 er 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, 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 the opposition to the restored ...
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.
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 ...
The French socialist Étienne Cabet organized the Icarian experiment in Texas. In 1839 he published a novel, Voyage en Icarie, which set forth his concepts of utopian communalism. A centralized state that provided complete freedom and material wealth characterized Cabet's fictional paradise.
Étienne Cabet was born in 1788, a year before the fall of the Bastille. For the first forty years of his life he was the typical radical Jacobin of the post-revolutionary generation, untouched by the disillusionment of older men whose youth and young manhood was lived under the Terror, the Directory, and the Napoleonic Empire.
Étienne Cabet (Dijon, Francia, 1788 - Saint Louis, Estados Unidos, 1856) Teórico socialista francés. Étienne Cabet ejerció como profesor y como abogado y, ya desde muy joven, se interesó por los acontecimientos políticos del país.