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Edward Gibbon

Edward emily gibbon

1737 - 1794


Historical Period:
The 18th Century

Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) is regarded as the greatest historian of the Enlightenment. His multi-volume history of Rome was both scholarly and full of humane scepticism. Although he was a Member of Parliament he was a long-time resident of Lausanne.



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