Jean-Charles-Léonard Simonde de Sismondi

Standard Name: Sismondi, Jean-Charles-Léonard Simonde de
Used Form: Jean-Charles-Leonard Simonde de Sismondi


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Education Harriet Hamilton King
From an early age, she demonstrated an eagerness to learn and to read. When she was eleven years old, Harriet read Italy, A Poem by Samuel Rogers . Between the ages fourteen and seventeen, she...
Family and Intimate relationships Caroline Frances Cornwallis
The Swiss-born historian and economist Jean-Charles-Léonard Simonde de Sismondi proposed to CFC shortly before July 1806, not long after her sister's death and when she was about twenty, but she turned him down. She felt...
Friends, Associates Caroline Frances Cornwallis
Jean-Charles-Léonard Sismondi and his sister Serena Forti (married to an Italian) were both close friends of CFC and her family. The friendship began with the two mothers, and was cemented by their being all Protestants...
Friends, Associates Caroline Frances Cornwallis
CFC had a large and diverse group of friends and acquaintances who shared her multitude of interests. Some were scientists, like Michael Faraday ; others were scholars, such as Sismondi and the orientalist Samuel Birch
Residence Caroline Frances Cornwallis
By 30 July 1826 CFC was almost ready to move into a house lent to her by her good friend Jean-Charles-Léonard Simonde de Sismondi in Valchiusa, near Pescia in Tuscany, about twenty miles...
Textual Production Sarah Austin
SA translated from the French two major scholarly works by Sismondi , History of the Italian Republics (1832), and A History of the Fall of the Roman Empire published by 12 July 1834.
The Athenaeum Index of Reviews and Reviewers: 1830-1870.
350 (1834): 513-14


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