John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton





John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

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born
in Naples, Italy
January 10, 1834

died
June 19, 1902

gender
male


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John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, and usually referred to simply as Lord Acton, was an English historian.


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Essays On Freedom And Power
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Lectures on the French Revo...
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The Collected Works of Lord...
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Lectures on Modern History
3.43 of 5 stars 3.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1960 — 7 editions
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Selected Writings of Lord A...
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Selected Writings of Lord A...
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The History of Freedom and ...
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Ensayos sobre la libertad y...
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The History of Freedom in A...
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“Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”
John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, Steelheart

“A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.”
John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

“Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.”
John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, The History of Freedom