Quotes by Joseph de Maistre

About Joseph de Maistre:

Joseph-Marie, comte de Maistre was a Savoyard philosopher, writer, lawyer, and diplomat. He defended hierarchical societies and a monarchical State in the period immediately following the French Revolution. Maistre was a subject of the King of Piedmont-Sardinia, whom he served as member of the Savoy Senate (1787–1792), ambassador to Russia (1803–1817), and minister of state to the court in Turin (1817–1821).

Author Bio

  • NameJoseph de Maistre
  • DescriptionSavoyard philosopher, writer, lawyer, and diplomat
  • AliasesJoseph Marie de Maistre
  • BornApril 1, 1753
  • DiedFebruary 26, 1821
  • CountryFrance
  • ProfessionPhilosopher; Politician; Writer; Historian