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Jean Charles Léonard Simonde de Sismondi (1773–1842)

Sismondi, Jean Charles Léonard Simon de (sis-môn’dē). A celebrated Swiss historian; born at Geneva, May 9, 1773; died there, June 25, 1842. His principal works are: ‘History of the Italian Republics in the Middle Ages’ (16 vols., 1807–18); ‘History of the New Birth of Liberty in Italy’ (2 vols., 1832); ‘History of the French’ (31 vols., 1821–34); ‘History of the Fall of the Roman Empire’ (2 vols., 1835); ‘Julia Severa; or, The Year 492’ (3 vols., 1822); ‘Literature of the South of Europe’ (1813). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).