This Day In History
This Day In History
Monday, December 9, 2019

«satirist»

Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift
(November 30, 1667 - October 19, 1745)
Jonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.
Swift, writer, satirist

Montesquieu

Montesquieu
(January 18, 1689 - February 10, 1755)
Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu, generally referred to as simply Montesquieu, was a French social commentator and political thinker who lived during the Enlightenment.
French philosopher, philosopher, satirist
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