John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton





John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton


Born
in Naples, Italy
January 10, 1834

Died
June 19, 1902


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

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Selected Writings: Essays i...

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The Collected Works of Lord...

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The History of Freedom

4.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1993 — 4 editions
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Lectures on the French Revo...

4.13 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1910 — 22 editions
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Essays On Freedom And Power

3.39 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Lectures on Modern History

3.88 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 1960 — 19 editions
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Selected Writings of Lord A...

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1986
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Selected Writings of Lord A...

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1988 — 2 editions
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Human Sacrifice

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The History of Freedom and ...

3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1907 — 15 editions
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More books by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton…
“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

“Absolute power corrupts absolutely”
John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, GREEN DIAMONDS-CNCL-

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