Quotes by Constantin-François Volney

About Constantin-François Volney:

Constantin François de Chassebœuf was a French philosopher, abolitionist, historian, orientalist, and politician. He was at first surnamed Boisgirais after his father's estate, but afterwards assumed the name of Volney (which he had created as a contraction of Voltaire and Ferney).

Author Bio

  • NameConstantin-François Volney
  • DescriptionFrench philosopher, historian, orientalist, and politician
  • BornFebruary 3, 1757
  • DiedApril 25, 1820
  • CountryFrance
  • ProfessionExplorer; Politician; Historian; Philosopher