• Utopia 500

Étienne Cabet

Born: 1 January 1788

Died: 8 November 1856

Nationality: French

Étienne Cabet, was a French utopian socialist and founder of a utopian, communal settlement in Nauvoo, Illinois. After a career as a teacher, lawyer, revolutionist and political exile, Cabet published a novel called Voyage en Icarie (1840) that outlined his theories on the ideal community, whilst shr