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Benjamin Constant

AKA Henri-Benjamin Constant de Rebecque

Born: 25-Oct-1767
Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland
Died: 8-Dec-1830
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: France
Executive summary: French political thinker

Father: Juste de Constant de Rebecque
Mother: Henriette Chandieu (b. 4-Sep-1742, d. 10-Nov-1767)
Mother: Marianne Magnin (stepmother)
Girlfriend: Madame Johannot (affair in Paris, 1785)
Wife: Minna von Cramm (m. 1789, div. 1795)
Girlfriend: Madame de Staël (romanticist, together 1794-1806 with interruptions)
Girlfriend: Anna Lindsay (together 1800-01)

    University: University of Erlangen
    University: University of Edinburgh

    French National Assembly

Author of books:
De l'esprit de conquête et de l'usurpation (1814)
Principes de politique (1815)
Adolphe (1815, novel)
De la religion (1824-33)

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