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Sorel, Georges

Born: 1847 AD
Died: 1922 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Philosophers, Politician


1847 - Born in Cherbourg on th 2nd of November.

1890 - Sorel had been politically monarchist and traditionalist before embracing orthodox Marxism.

1892 - He became chief engineer with the Department of Public Works and retired.

1908 - Wrote "Reflections on Violence".

1920 - Sorel's belief in the need for a deliberately-conceived "myth" to sway crowds into concerted action was put into practice by mass fascist movements.

1922 - Died on the 29th of August.



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