Marquis de Condorcet Biography

Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de Condorcet, known as Nicolas de Condorcet, was a French philosopher, mathematician, and early political scientist whose Condorcet method in voting tally selects the candidate who would beat each of the other candidates in a run-off election. Unlike many of his contemporaries, he advocated a liberal economy, free and equal public education, constitutionalism, and equal rights for women and people of all races. His ideas and writings were said to embody the ideals of the Age of Enlightenment and rationalism, and remain influential to this day. He died a mysterious death in prison after a period of flight from French Revolutionary authorities. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Marquis de Condorcet
Nationality:
France
Profession:
Mathematician, Philosopher, Political Scientist
Religion:
Atheism
Date of Birth:
September 17, 1743
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
Date of Death:
March 28, 1794
Age at Death:
50
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