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Sismondi, Jean-Charles Léonard delocked

(1773–1842)
  • Giles Barber

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Sismondi, Jean-Charles Léonard de (1773–1842), economist and historian, was born on 9 May 1773 in Geneva, the son of Gédéon Simonde, a protestant pastor and grandson of a first syndic of Geneva, and his wife, Henriette, née Girod, a lady of means. His father's family had migrated from ...

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