John Locke's Influence On Thomas Hobbes

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Thomas Hobbes

He would like to study different types of governments. He thought that a monarchy government was better than democracy because he believed that they were naturally wicked and could not be trusted to govern.

He believed that it was better to have a leader like a king that would knew how to be a leader and command a country. He would say that government were for the selfish people who were trying to hide their bad decisions.

John Locke

John Locke was born on August 29, 1632, in Wrington,England. He was an english physician and philosopher. He went to University of Oxford. He had a mentor called Robert Boyle who was an important scientist. He decide to study medice at England.

He believe in freedom of religion. He became an influential philosopher writing of political philosophy, epistemology and education. His writing helped found modern Western philosophy. In the year 1690 he publish an essay on human understanding which became a very good impact in his career.


François-Marie Arouet(Voltaire)was born on November 21, 1694. He was a french engliment writer. He was mostly known because of his attacks to the church and his support to freedom of expression and seperation of church and state.
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He acted in a definite way for the good of all the people. After it things began to change and people recognize him as a good leader.

Catherine the great (1729-1796)

-One of her greatness is that she became the Russian empress. She became in the year of 1762. In her life she studied many religious things. She began being as a princess in German that was very important in those times.

Catherine also converted to the faith that was the Russian orthodox. A very important thing was that when she got married she made a very good couple. Catherine 's husband got the throne for 6 month. Thrn Catherine came back and got some good stuff out of Russia.

Frederick the great (1712-1786)

-He learned about poetry, also about French culture, and mostly about Classics that were Greek ones and roman ones. If he learned about poetry, that means that he was a poet and a great one. He also was the king of Prusia.

He was like forced to be in the army. He increases Prusia 's territories and military powers. He gained territory. He was placed as a junior official used to learn the ways of government in local
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