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Tocqueville, Alexis de

Pronunciation: /ˈtōkˌvil/
(1805–59), French politician and historian; full name Alexis Charles Henri Maurice Clérel de Tocqueville. He is best known for his classic work of political analysis, Democracy in America (1835–40), which he wrote after a visit to the US to study the American penal system.

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Syllabification: Tocque·ville, Alexis de

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