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Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui

Burlamaqui

1694 - 1748

Nationality:
Swiss

Historical Period:
The 18th Century

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Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui (1694-1748) was born in Geneva to a wealthy and politically well-connected patrician family. He became professor of natural law at the Academy of Geneva and popularized the ideas of Pufendorf by writing and teaching in French rather than Latin.

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