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Hannah Arendt

Born: 1906 AD
Died: 1975 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Philosopher


U1906 - Born in Hanover, Germany on the 14th of October.

1929 - She married Günther Anders in Berlin.

1937 - They get divorced.

1933 - Arendt was prevented from habilitating and thus from teaching in German universities.

1940 - She married the German poet and Marxist philosopher Heinrich Blücher.


         - Immigrated to US.


1941 - She escaped with her husband and her mother to the United States with the assistance of the American diplomat Hiram Bingham IV, who illegally issued visas to her and around 2500 other Jewish refugees.

1950 - She became a naturalized citizen of the United States.

         - Served as a professor on The Committee of Social Thought at the University of Chicago, as well as at The New School in New York City, and served as a fellow at Yale University and Wesleyan University.


1951 - Wrote political studies "The Origins of Totalitarianism".


1958 - The Human Condition".


1959 - She became the first woman appointed to a full professorship at Princeton.


1963 - Eichmann in Jerusalem" .


1975 - Arendt was buried at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, where her husband taught for many years, on the 4th of  December.



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