Tocqueville Alexis Charles Henri Clérel de
Tocque·ville(tōk′vĭl, tŏk′-, tôk-vēl′), Alexis Charles Henri Clérel de 1805-1859.
French politician, traveler, and historian. After touring the United States (1831-1832), he wrote Democracy in America (1835-1840), a widely influential study of American institutions.
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