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Geneva

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 30 September 2007

Historian and Robespierre biographer Ruth Scurr visits Geneva to discover how three great thinkers interacted with the city.

In the 16th century, Calvin turned Geneva into the 'Protestant Rome'. In the 18th century, Rousseau and Voltaire clashed with each other here and their differing views of Geneva partly caused the feud.

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