When did Baron de Montesquieu die?

Answer Baron de Montesquieu (full name Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu), the great Enlightenment era philosopher, died in Paris of a fever in 1755. He was 66 years old.Sou... Read More »

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When was Baron de Montesquieu born?

Charles-Louis de Secondat was born Jan. 19, 1689. Secondat inherited the title of Baron de Montesquieu from his uncle in 1716. Montesquieu was a philosophical leader during the Age of Enlightenment... Read More »

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What does 1st Baron Llangattock mean?

The 1st Baron Llangattock is the title given to John Allan Rolls, the father of Charles Stewart Rolls, who, together with Frederick Henry Royce, created car manufacturer Rolls Royce. He served as a... Read More »

What is the origin of the last name Baron?

Among the Celts, "baron" originally simply meant "man." Under the law of the Middle Age Salian Franks, "baron and feme" meant "man and wife." The Celts later used the name to denote a respectable m... Read More »