Alexis de Tocqueville Biography

Academic, Historian, Journalist, Government Official (1805–1859)
Alexis de Tocqueville was a French historian and political scientist best known for his early work on the American political system Democracy in America.


Alexis de Tocqueville was born on July 29, 1805 in Paris, France. He was a political scientist, historian, and politician, best known for Democracy in America a perceptive analysis of the political and social system of the United States in the early 19th century. He died in 1859.

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