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470 BC – He was born in Athens, Greece. A Greek philosopher whose way of life, character, and thought exerted a profound influence on ancient and modern philosophy. 403 – When the democratic constitution of Athens was overthrown for a brief time, four years before his trial, he did not leave the city, as did ..

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1906 – Born on the 20th of January in Smyrna, Ottoman Empire. 1925 – He received Argentinian and Greek citizenships. 1946 – He married Athena Livanos. 1954 – He was charged with violating the citizenship provision of the shipping laws which require, that all ships displaying the US flag be owned by be owned by ..

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431 B.C – He was born this year around Athens, Greece. He is the son of Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of Athens, was a soldier, mercenary and an admirer of Socrates and is known for his writings on the history of his own times, the sayings of Socrates, and the life of Greece. He ..

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1899 – Born on September 20th in Kirhhain, Germany. German-born American political philosopher and interpreter of classical political theory. Patron saint of Neoconservatism. 1921 – Received his Ph.D. from the University of Hamburg. 1925-1932 – He was a research assistant at the Academy for Jewish Research, Berlin, and then worked as a Rockefeller fellow in ..

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1902 – Born in Salinas, California on the 27th of February. 1925 – He attended Stanford University intermittently, when he departed without graduating in order to pursue his dream as a writer. 1929 – Steinbeck’s first novel, Cup of Gold was published. 1935 – Steinbeck achieved his first critical success with the novel Tortilla Flat, ..

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428? BC – Born in Athens, or Aegina, Greece, the son of Ariston and Perictione. An ancient Greek philosopher, the second of the great trio of ancient Greeks—Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle—who between them laid the philosophical foundations of Western culture. 399 BC – The democracy condemned Socrates to death, and Plato and other Socratic men ..

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1515 – Born on July 21st in Florence, Italy. 1531 – When he was about sixteen years old, a fire destroyed nearly all his father’s property. Philip was sent to his father’s childless brother Romolo, a merchant at San Germano, a Neapolitan town near the base of Monte Cassino, to assist him in his business, ..

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1748 – He was born on the 30th of August into a wealthy family in Paris. When he was nine, his father was killed in a duel, and his mother left him with his prosperous architect uncles   1774 – He won the Prix de Rome. Normally, he would have had to attend another school ..

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