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Guizot, François Pierre Guillaume
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(Oct 4, 1787, Nîmes, France – Sep 12, 1874, Val-Richer, France). The son of politically persecuted Huguenots, Guizot taught history in Paris from 1812 onward. Opposed to Charles X, he adopted a liberal-conservative stance and called for a monarchic constitution in order to secure the achievements of the revolution. His licence to teach was withdrawn in 1822. Guizot's publications were instrumental in paving the way for the revolution of 1830. As minister of education (1832–1837) and minister of t…

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Fix, Karl-Heinz, “Guizot, François Pierre Guillaume”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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