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Thales of Miletus

Born: 6240 AD
Died: 5460 AD
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624 BC – Born in the city of Miletus an ancient city on the western coast of Asia Minor, near the mouth of the Maeander River.

585 BC – Thales once predicted a solar eclipse which has been determined by modern methods to have been on the 28th of May.

546 BC – Died at 78 in the 58th Olympiad, and Sosicrates as reporting that he was 90 at his death.