1712 – He was born on the 28th day of June this year in Geneva, Switzerland. His mother, Suzanne Bernard Rousseau, died nine days after his birth due to complications from childbirth, and his father Isaac, a failed watchmaker, abandoned him in 1722 to avoid imprisonment for fighting a duel. 1728 – He left ..
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1867 – Born on September 29th in Berlin, Prussia. German-Jewish statesman, industrialist, and philosopher who organized Germany’s economy on a war footing during World War I and, after the war, as minister of reconstruction and foreign minister. 1989 – He studied science and philosophy at Berlin University before obtaining his doctorate. 1918 – Wrote the ..
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428? BC – Born in Athens, or Aegina, Greece, the son of Ariston and Perictione. An ancient Greek philosopher, the second of the great trio of ancient Greeks—Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle—who between them laid the philosophical foundations of Western culture. 399 BC – The democracy condemned Socrates to death, and Plato and other Socratic men ..
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