Balzan Report
30 August 2016
Bronislaw Baczko 1924 - 2016
The International Balzan Foundation joins others across the globe in mourning the death of Bronislaw Baczko, 2011 Balzan Prizewinner for Enlightenment Studies.
Baczko, born in Warsaw in 1924, Swiss citizen, was Emeritus Professor at the University of Geneva. He was awarded the Balzan Prize with this motivation: 
For his contribution to philosophical reflection dedicated to Rousseau’s thought and to the study of the political and social consequences of the Enlightenment on the French Revolution.
The President of the Balzan Foundation “Prize”, Enrico Decleva, the Presidency of the Balzan Foundation "Fund" and the Chairman of the Balzan’s General Prize Committee, Salvatore Veca, send their most hearfelt condolences to the Baczko family and to his friends and colleagues.
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