Jean Henri Pestalozzi (1746-1827)
|a.k.a. Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (Swiss, 1746-1827) - Historical Figures > Figures with "P" Names|
born in Zurich January 12, 1746
died in Brugg February 17, 1827
Saviour of the Poor on the Neuhof.
Preacher to the People in Leonard and Gertrude
In Stans, Father of the orphan,
In Burgdorf and Münchenbuchsee,
Founder of the New Primary Education.
In Yverdon, Educator of Humanity.
He was an individual, a Christian and a citizen.
He did everything for others, nothing for himself!
Bless his name!
|Jean Henri Pestalozzi (1746-1827), a follower of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, was a Swiss pedagogue and educational reformer, using a sympathetic approach in educating the whole child.|
Pestalozzi exemplified Romanticism in his teaching approach. He founded several educational institutions throughout Switzerland, publishing several texts explaining his revolutionary principles of education.
Pestalozzi's motto: "Learning by head, hand and heart."
Due to the selfless efforts of Pestalozzi, illiteracy in Switzerland was overcome almost completely by 1830.
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