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French author and philosopher. 1908 – Born on the 9th of January in Paris, France. Studied mathematics at the Institut Catholique and literature/languages at the Institut Sainte-Marie, then philosophy at the Sorbonne. 1929 – She gave a presentation on Leibniz and was thereafter pursued by Jean-Paul Sartre. Beauvoir was huge on existentialism about mainly thinking ..

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1916 – Giorgio Bassani is a Italian author was born 4th of March in Bologna.          – Studied at the University of Bologna with the art historian Roberto Longhi, and privately with the historian and philosopher Benedetto Croce. 1940 – Wrote short story collection "Una Citta di Rianura" under pseudonym Giacomo Marchi. 1943 – He ..

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1947 – John Perry Barlow was born 3rd of October in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 1967 – Barlow introduced the musical group to Leary. 1969 – Barlow graduated with high honors in comparative religion from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. 1971 – He began practicing animal husbandry in Cora, Wyoming. 1971-1995 – Barlow wrote lyrics for ..

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US novelist, short story writer, and essayist 1924 – Born on the 2nd of August in New York’s Harlem neighborhood. 1942 – Graduated in DeWitt Clinton High School, New York City. 1953 – Wrote autobiographical novel Go Tell It on the Mountain. 1954 – He wrote the Wrote The Amen Corner and performed in 1965. ..

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1917 – Born on the 27th of September in Lawrence, New York. 1939 – Graduated in Yale University, where he was editor of the Yale Literary Magazine, and a member of Scroll and Key Society. 1941 – He was admitted to and attended law school of the University of Virginia), writing a novel per year ..

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French essayist, novelist, poet, and Communist apologist   early member of Dadaist and Surrealist movements   joined Communist Party 1926 (left 1927, rejoined 1930) and became defender of Communism and Communist-endorsed social realism movement   wrote novels "Paris Peasant" 1926, "Holy Week" 1958, poem "Ode to Stalin" 1957   helped inspire Free French resistance forces ..

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1672 – Born on the 1st of May in Milston, Wiltshire. 1693 – He addressed a poem to John Dryden the former Poet Laureate. 1694 – His first major work, a book about the lives of English poets, was published. 1699 – He received a pension of £300 to enable him to travel widely in ..

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1927 – Born on the 29th of January in Indiana, Pennsylvania. 1944 – He received a Master’s Degree in philosophy from the University of New Mexico and also studied at               the University of Edinburgh,Scotland. 1950 – He worked as as seasonal ranger for the United States Park Service at Arches National Monument                 (now ..

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