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Pierre Bayle was a French philosopher, skeptic, and writer.   1647 – Born 18th of November in Carla-le-Comte, near Pamiers.   1696 – Entered in Jesuit College at Toulouse and became a Roman Catholic.   1670 – Returned to Calvinism, fleeing to Geneva to avoid persecution.   Became acquainted with the teachings of René Descartes. ..

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Gary L. Bauer is a US conservative activist, lawyer, and Republican administrator. 1946 – Gary L. Bauer was born 4th of May in Covington, Kentucky. 1972-1973 – Served as research Director of Republican National Committee. 1973-1980 – Director of government relations for Direct Mail Marketing Association. 1973 – Bauer received a Juris Doctor degree from ..

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André Bazin was a popular and influential French film critic and film theorist. 1918 – Born 18th of April in Angers, France, 1943 – He started to write about film. 1951 – Co-founder of the film magazine Cahiers du cinéma. 1958-1962 – Bazin died 11th of November because of leukemia in Nogent-sur-Marne, Île-de-France.          ..

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1907 – Jacques Martin Barzun was born on the 30th of November in Grenoble France.   1927 – Barzun was first in class of Columbia College and was a prize-winning member of the Philolexian Society, a Columbia debating club.   1932 – He obtained his Ph.D. from Columbia College.   1928-1955 – Professor of History ..

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1914 – Daisy Lee Gatson Bates is a US black civil rights activist was born 11th of November in Huttig, Arkansas. 1952 – Elected as President of the Arkansas State Conference of NAACP branches. 1957 – Bates and her husband L.C. Bates were important figures in the Little Rock Integration Crisis. Published a local black ..

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1946 – Julian Patrick Barnes was born 19th of January in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.           – He attended High School at City of London School. 1968 – He finished BA, Magdalen College and Oxford University. 1977-1981 – He wroked in The New Statesman Critic as Assistant Editor. 1979-1981 – He was in The London Times ..

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1915 – Roland Barthes was born on the 12th of November in Cherbough, Manche. 1924 – Moved to Paris where he attended the Lycée Montagne. 1930-1934 – Barthes studied at the Lycée Louis-le-Grand. 1934-1935 – His doctoral studies were hampered by ill health. He suffered from tuberculosis, spending time in sanatoriums. 1939 – Continued to ..

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1884 – Born in Wellesley, Massachusetts on the 21st of January.          – He had visited the Soviet Union and wrote a book, Liberty Under the Soviets. 1917 – On the 1st of July, the AUAM responded by creating the Civil Liberties Bureau, headed by Baldwin.          – The CLB separated from the ..

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1939 – Born on the 25th of March in New York City.   1959 – Finished BA Theater Arts at Queens College New York.   1964 – Awarded MA at City University of New York.   1965-1969 – Served as Professor in City College of New York, Rutgers University and Spelman College.   1972 – ..

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1937 – Born on the 12th of April in Leech Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota. Banks is also known as Nowa Cumig (Naawakamig in the Double Vowel System); his name in the Ojibwe language means "In the Center of the Ground". 1968 – He is the  co-founded the American Indian Movement (AIM). 1969-1971 – ..

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