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French security administrator   security employee at Ritz Hotel in Paris 1986-1997   died in automobile accident, driving limousine for Dodi al-Fayed and Diana, Princess of Wa..

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1623 – He was born on the 19th day of June of this year in Clermont-Ferrand, France. He Blaise Pascal lost his mother, Antoinette Begon, at the age of three. His father, Étienne Pascal, was a local judge and member of the petite noblesse, who also had an interest in science and mathematics. Blaise Pascal ..

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1743 – Born on July in Peterborough, Northamptonshire (now in Cambridgeshire), England. English Anglican priest, Utilitarian philosopher, and author of influential works on Christianity, ethics, and science, among them the standard exposition in English theology of the teleological argument for the existence of God. 1763-1766 – Educated at Giggleswick School and Christ’s College, Cambridge, Paley ..

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1938 – He was born on the 16th day of November this year in Brooklyn, New York, USA.   1959 – He earned his B.A. degree in this year at Columbia University, where he was a socialist, and a member of the left-wing Students for a Democratic Society.   1961 – This year, he went ..

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150 BCE – Nagasena was a Buddhist sage who lived about the 1st century before Christ.   He was the founder of Mahayana Buddhism.    Learned the Tripitaka under the Greek Buddhist monk Dhammarakkhita near Pataliputta.   43 BCE – According to legends this was the time when Nagasena created the "Emerald Buddah".    His ..

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