Alexis de Tocqueville vs Karl Marx

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Economist, Philosopher
Net worth 2018
Miscellaneous
Industry
Sociologists
Paris, France
Residence
Trier
French
Country
German, Prussian
29/07/1805
BirthDay
05/05/1818
April 16, 1859
Died On
March 14, 1883
Lycée Fabert
Education
Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
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2009

Peter Carey’s 2009 novel ‘Parrot and Olivier in America’ is inspired by his life

1859

He suffered from frequent bouts of tuberculosis and finally succumbed to the disease in 1859, aged 53

1856

With his political career behind him, he began focusing all his energy on writing ‘The Old Regime and the Revolution’ which was published in 1856

1851

Louis Napoleon seized the control of the government in a coup in 1851

1850

He was reelected the president of the departmental council of la Manche in 1850

1849

He was elected to the new legislative Assembly in 1849 and was made minister of foreign affairs

1848

He was elected to the Constituent Assembly of 1848 and made a member of the committee charged with drafting the new constitution

1842

He was elected the general counsellor of the Manche in 1842, and served as the president of the department’s conseil general from 1849 till 1851

1841

He visited Algeria in 1841 with his brother and friend Beaumont

1840

The second volume of the highly acclaimed ‘Democracy in America’ was published in 1840

1835

He met Henry Reeve in 1835 who would later become the translator of his works

1832

On returning to France in 1832, they began working on their first book together, ‘On the Penitentiary System in the United States and its Application in France’

1831

They obtained permission from the monarchy to study the penal system in America, and began their travel in 1831

1830

The July Monarchy under Louis Philippe I began in 1830

1828

In 1828, he met Gustave de Beaumont who was the deputy public prosecutor at the court of Versailles

1827

He acquired an unpaid apprenticeship in 1827 at the court of law in Versailles

1881

He was shattered by the death of his wife on December 2, 1881 and the death of his eldest daughter on January 11, 1883

1848

The first of Karl Marx’s important works was ‘The Communist Manifesto’, published in 1848 which is recognized as one of the ‘world’s most influential political manuscripts’

1843

Karl Marx married Jenny in a Protestant church in Kreuznach on June 19, 1843