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1718 – Agnesi was born in Milan, Italy on May 16, 1718. 1727 – Maria composed and delivered an hour-long speech in Latin in an academic gathering. 1731 – Acquired Greek, Hebrew, Spanish, German, Latin and few more languages and referred to as the "Walking Polyglot". 1738 – Published a collection of complex essays on ..

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1902 – Born on the 28th of December in New York City. 1930 – He was appointed to the philosophy faculty at the University of Chicago. 1949 – He served on the Board of Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. 1952 – He founded and served as director of the Institute for Philosophical Research. 1965 – He ..

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1903 – Adorno was born in Frankfurt, Germany on September 11, 1903. 1920 – Attended the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gymnasium where he was known as a highly gifted student. Graduating at the age of 17 from the Gymnasium at the top of his class and took private lessons in composition with Bernhard Sekles and read Kant’s Critique of ..

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1437 – Isaac Abravanel was born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1437. Isaac was born into a wealthy and learned family in Portugal. His father Judah was state treasurer of Portugal, and a great favorite of Alfonso V, king of Portugal. 1457 –  Well versed in rabbinic literature and in the learning of his time, he ..

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1460 – Born in Lisbon, Portugal. 1483-1492 – Judah Abravanel accompanied his father, Isaac Abravanel, when the latter went to Spain (1483), and afterward to Naples (1492). 1502 – His most important work, Dialoghi di Amore (Dialogues of Love), was written. Beside this work, he wrote, at the request of Pico de Mirandola, an astronomical ..

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1240 – He was born in Saragossa, Aragon. 1258 – He was taken by his parents to Tudela, in Navarre, where his aged father Samuel Abulafia carefully instructed him in the Bible and Talmud. 1258 – His father died, and two years later Abraham began a life of ceaseless wandering.            – First journey was ..

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1257 – He was born in the Italian town from which he takes his name, now Abano Terme, a Town in the                  province of Padua, Italy. 1270 – He quickly gained a great reputation as a physician.           –  He was twice brought to trial by the Inquisition.    1315 – ..

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