It is also of all arts the one which has done the most to advance the cause of civilization.
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|Birth:||1st April, 1755|
|Death:||2nd February, 1826|
|Profession:||Author, Lawyer, Politician|
Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin was born in Belley, France. He was a French lawyer, politician and author. He studied law, chemistry and medicine in Dijon in his early years and later practiced law in his hometown. In 1789, at the opening of the French Revolution, he was sent as a deputy to the Estates-General that soon became the National Constituent Assembly, where he acquired some limited fame, particularly for a public speech in defense of capital punishment. He returned to Belley and was for a year the elected mayor. He published several works on law and political economy. He wrote several books include: The Pleasures of the Table, Gastronomy as a fine art, The Physyology of Taste, The philosopher in the kitchen, and A Handbook of Gastronomy.
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