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Stirner, Max (Kaspar Schmidt; St. Max)

Born: 1806 AD
Died: 1856 AD, at 49 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Philosopher


1806 - Born in Bayreuth, Bavaria onthe25th of  October.

         - He attended the University of Berlin, where he studied Philology, Philosophy and Theology.

1841 - Stirner participated in discussions with a group of young philosophers called "The Free", and whom historians have subsequently categorized as the so-called Young Hegelians.

1842 - Das unwahre Prinzip unserer Erziehung or Humanism and Realism, was published in Rheinische Zeitung, which was edited by Marx at the time.

         - Art and Religion was also Published in Rheinische Zeitung while Marx was editor.

1843 - He married Marie Dähnhardt, an intellectual associated with Die Freien.

1844 - Stirner's main work is The Ego and Its Own, which appeared in Leipzig.

         - He resigned from his teaching position in anticipation of the controversy arising from his major work's publication in October.

1856 - Died on the 26th of June.


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