William Blackstone
William Blackstone

William Blackstone

Sir William Blackstone, (July 10, 1723 - February 14, 1780), the English jurist and professor who produced the historical and analytic treatise on the common law called Commentaries on the Laws of England

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Legal name, Full name
"William Blackstone"
Born
1723, July 1723, July 10th 1723, the United Kingdom, London,  …
Died
1780; February 1780; February 14th 1780; the United Kingdom; England;  …
Wrote
Commentaries on the Laws of England
Wikipedia Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Blackstone
Gender
male
Nationality
british, english
Residence
London
Educated
Charterhouse School; Pembroke College, Oxford
Last Name
"Blackstone"
First Name
"William"
Main Occupation
Barrister, judge
Age at Death
56 years, 7 months and 4 days old
Class
person, Barrister, judge, writer, politician,  …
Did
die (1780)
Influence of, Influenced
Edmund Burke
Born During
January 1st 1720, 00:00 - December 31st 1729, 23:59
Died During
January 1st 1780, 00:00 - December 31st 1789, 23:59
Attributes
male, british
Related Websites
http://oll.libertyfund.org/?option=com_staticxt&staticfile=show.php%3Fperson=4639&Itemid=28, http://www.oxfordshireblueplaques.org.uk/plaques/blackstone.html, http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/blackstone.asp, http://www.berkshirehistory.com/bios/wblackstone.html, http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/blackstone/blackstone.htm,  …
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Influence
Charles de Secondat, John Selden
OBI
http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101002536/
Influences
John Selden
DBPedia URI
http://dbpedia.org/resource/William_Blackstone
Rare Terms
"william", "blackstone"
Birthday
the 10th of July
Quotes
"The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating bulwark of the island."; "The law, which restrains a man from doing mischief to his fellow citizens, though it diminishes the natural, increases the civil liberty of mankind."; "The husband and wife are one, and that one is the husband."; "That the king can do no wrong is a necessary and fundamental principle of the English constitution."; "So great moreover is the regard of the law for private property, that it will not authorize the least violation of it; no, not even for the general good of the whole community.";  …
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