- Comte de,1760–1825, French philosopher and social scientist.
- Louis de Rou·vroy [lwee duh roo-vrwa] /lwi də ruˈvrwa/, 1675–1755, French soldier, diplomat, and author.
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What Comte needed, he took from Saint-Simon as if it were his own.
Civilization, as Saint-Simon conceived it, was a part of nature.Introduction to the Science of Sociology
Robert E. Park
No one ever knew why, says Saint-Simon; nor, like most of the others, had he ever been interrogated.Old and New Paris, v. 1
Henry Sutherland Edwards
Her death occurred on the 7th of May 1718, and is said by Saint-Simon to have been that of a saint.
And he is the most seductive spiller of souls since Saint-Simon.Egoists
- Comte de (kɔ̃t də), title of Claude Henri de Rouvroy. 1760–1825, French social philosopher, generally regarded as the founder of French socialism. He thought society should be reorganized along industrial lines and that scientists should be the new spiritual leaders. His most important work is Nouveau Christianisme (1825)
- Duc de (dyk də), title of Louis de Rouvroy. 1675–1755, French soldier, statesman, and writer: his Mémoires are an outstanding account of the period 1694–1723, during the reigns of Louis XIV and Louis XV
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