Joseph de Maistre

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France, Philosopher
April 1, 1753February, 26, 1821.

Joseph-Marie, Comte de Maistre (French: [də mɛstʁ]) was a French-speaking Savoyard philosopher, writer, lawyer, and diplomat, who advocated social hierarchy and monarchy in the period immediately following the French Revolution. Despite his close personal and intellectual ties with France, Maistre was throughout his life a subject of the King of Piedmont-Sardinia, whom he served as member of the Savoy Senate (1787–1792), ambassador to Russia (1803–1817), and minister of state to the court in Turin (1817–1821).

Also known as Writer, Lawyer, Diplomat

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