Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was one of the leaders of the independence movement against Great Britain, author of the American Declaration of Independence and third president of the United States of America (1801-1809). He was one of the general agents of the American enlightenment. As a diplomat and as a friend of English and French intellectuals he had direct contact to the leading scouts of Europe. Jefferson was born on 13th April 1743 in Shadwell (Virginia)as the son of a wealthy owner of a plantation. In 1767 he was admitted as a lawyer and in 1769 he was a member of the parliament of Virginia for the first time. The Independence In 1774 Jefferson published the writing A Summary View of the Rights of British America . Therein he argued that the first settlers came as independent ...

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