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Spinoza, Baruch (Benedict de Spinoza)

Born: 1632 AD
Died: 1677 AD, at 44 years of age.

Nationality: Dutch
Categories: Philosopher


1632 - Born in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands on the 24th of November.

1656 - He was issued the writ of cherem , from the Jewish community, for the apostasy of how he conceived God.

1660 - Spinoza's name became more widely known, and eventually Gottfried Leibniz and Henry Oldenburg paid him visits.

1661 - Spinoza relocated from Amsterdam to Rijnsburg and later lived in Voorburg and The Hague respectively.

1665 - He notified Oldenburg that he had started to work on a new book, the Theologico-Political Treatise.

1677 - Died while still working on a political thesis on the 21st of February.


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