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Get to know these famous political thinkers’ (or philosophers)! These people came up with the theories and forms of government. Therefore, they created the theoretical background of our world!

Adam Smith

Adam Smith was born around June 16th, 1723 in Kirkcaldy. That is a village near the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. His father, also Adam Smith,...

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton was born on the Leeward Islands on January 11th, 1755, or 1757. As a child, Hamilton already showed signs of great intelligence....

Aristotle

Aristotle was born in the year 384 BC in Stagira, a city on the Greek northeast coast. His father, Nicomachus, was a court doctor of the Macedonian...

Giovanni Sartori

Giovanni Sartori was born on May 13th, 1924, in Florence, central Italy. During his childhood, he experienced the rise of Fascism and Benito Mussolini...

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was born on June 28th, 1712, in Geneva, Switzerland. His mother died only nine days after his birth. Hence, his father, a watchmaker,...

John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill was born on May 20th, 1806, in London, United Kingdom. He was the eldest son of the British philosopher, economist, and historian...