Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu


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Noun1.Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu - French political philosopher who advocated the separation of executive and legislative and judicial powers (1689-1755)Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu - French political philosopher who advocated the separation of executive and legislative and judicial powers (1689-1755)
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Tolstoy was also responsible for the first Russian translation of the aphorisms of another French thinker, Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brede et de Montesquieu. Montesquieu was one of the first to introduce the young Tolstoy to "intellectual activities." While at university in Kazan, Tolstoy started a comparison of Catherine Il's Instructions with Montesquieu's Esprit des lois.

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