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Alexis De Tocqueville

Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) was a French political thinker and historian best known for his Democracy in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution. In both of these works, he explored the effects of the rising equality of social conditions on the individual and the state in western societies. He also coauthored The U.S. Penitentiary System and Its Application in France with Gustave de Beaumont and penned Recollections, which was published after his death.

Personality Profile For Alexis De Tocqueville

Alexis De Tocqueville

The following is a personality profile of Alexis De Tocqueville based on his work.

Alexis De Tocqueville is shrewd.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Alexis De Tocqueville is also unstructured: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.

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