Warens, Louise-Éleonore de la Tour du Pil, baroness de
- (1700-1762)aristocrat, literary patronBorn in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland, Louise Éleonore de la Tour du Pil, baroness de Warens welcomed and took in the young jean-jacques rousseau at her home in Chaumettes, where the philosopher stayed with her from 1728 to 1742. A great influence on, and supporter of, that writer and thinker, Mme Waren and her relationship with Rousseau are described in Books i to Vi of his Confessions.
France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present . 1884.