Definition of Carlyle, Thomas in English:

Carlyle, Thomas

proper noun

  • (1795–1881), Scottish historian and political philosopher. He established his reputation as a historian with his History of the French Revolution (1837). Influenced by German romanticism, many of his works, including Sartor Resartus (1833–4), celebrate the force of the ‘strong, just man’ as against the degraded masses.


Carlyle, Thomas