John Locke

John Locke

Birth
Wrington, North Somerset Unitary Authority, Somerset, England
Death 28 Oct 1704 (aged 72)
High Laver, Epping Forest District, Essex, England
Burial High Laver, Epping Forest District, Essex, England
Memorial ID 15795789 · View Source
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Philosopher. He was born in Wrington, Somerset, England, the son of a solicitor and a small landowner who fought on the Parliamentarian side in the Civil War. Locke became one of the greatest thinkers of the period and his principles later formed the cornerstone of the US Constitution. He was educated at Westminster school and became a student and later a don at Christ Church, Oxford. His most famous work, "Essay Concerning Human Understanding" (1690), was the first and most complete survey of philosophy in the English world.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Locke (29 Aug 1632–28 Oct 1704), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15795789, citing All Saints Churchyard, High Laver, Epping Forest District, Essex, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .