[sis-mon-dee; French sees-mawn-dee]
- Jean Charles Lé·o·nard Si·monde de [zhahn sharl ley-aw-nar see-mawnd duh] /ʒɑ̃ ʃarl leɪ ɔˈnar siˈmɔ̃d də/, 1773–1842, Swiss historian and economist.
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The correction of this expression was first made by Sismondi, vol.Familiar Quotations
He saw that war was inevitable, and yet, says Sismondi, he only yielded to it with repugnance.Political Women (Vol. 1 of 2)
I have noted that Edgeworth, Franklin, and Sismondi express the contrary.
Berni dates the Tuscan campaign as in 1451, but Sismondi is correct.Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Volume I (of 3)
A memoir of his life and writings, by Sismondi, was published at Geneva in 1807.
- Jean Charles Léonard Simonde de (ʒɑ̃ ʃarl leɔnar simɔ̃d də). 1773–1842, Swiss historian and economist. His Histoire des républiques italiennes du moyen âge (1807–18) contributed to the movement for Italian unification