Gentile, Giovanni

Born: May 30, 1875 AD
Died: 1944 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Philosopher, Philosophers, Social Reformers

1875 - Born in Castelvetrano, Sicily on the 30th of May.

1907-1914 - He held the University professor of philosophy chair at Palermo, and was later Mussolini's minister of Public Education at Pisa University.

1916 - The Theory of Mind as Pure Act.

1917 - Logic as Theory of Knowledge.

1932 - He described himself as 'the philosopher of Fascism', and ghostwrote A Doctrine of Fascism for Benito Mussolini.

1944 - He was killed by a group of anti-fascist partisans while returning from the Prefecture in Florence, ironically, where he was arguing for the release of anti-fascist thinkers, on the 15th of April.

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