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Noun: Rousseau
  1. French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)
    - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  2. French primitive painter (1844-1910)
    - Henri Rousseau, Le Douanier Rousseau

Type of: author, painter, philosopher, writer

Encyclopedia: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques