French author and existentialist philosopher. 1905 – Born 21st of June in Paris, France. Studied in Paris at the elite École Normale Supérieure, an institution of higher education which has served as the alma mater for multiple prominent French thinkers and intellectuals. 1929-1931 – Graduated from the École Normale Supérieure with a doctorate in philosophy ..
1884 – Edward Sapir, born on the 26th of January in Lauenburg, Pomerania, Germany. He was an American anthropologist-linguist, a leader in American structural linguistics, and one of the creators of what is now called the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis. 1909 – Took up studies of the Wishram and Takelma languages of Southwestern Oregon, and received his ..
European (possibly Portuguese-born) adventurer, occultist, and spy. 3.4 / 5 ( ..
1942 – Born in Stuttgart on the 12th of June. 1961 – Sakmann enrolled in Volksschule in Lindau, and completed the Wagenburg gymnasium in Stuttgart. 1967 – He studied medicine in Tübingen, Freiburg, Berlin, Paris and Munich. 1968 – He became a medical assistant at Munich University, while also working as a scientific assistant at ..
Russian dissident and physicist Nobel Prize in Peace 1975 1 / 5 (..
US astronomer, author, and popularizer of science professor of astronomy at Cornell University 1968-1996 popularized concept of nuclear winter conceived idea of including message-bearing phonograph record on Voyager spacecraft wrote nonfiction "The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence" 1977 (Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction 1978), "Broca's Brain" 1979, ..
French Protestant clergyman and historian 2.7 / 5 ( ..
1667 – Born on the 5th of September in San Remo, Genoa. An Italian mathematician, philosopher and a Jesuit priest. 1685 – Joined the Jesuit order. 1690 – He studied Philosophy, Theology and Mathematics in Jesuit College of Brera. 1693 – Published Quaesita Geometrica which was dedicated to the governor of Milan ..
English author, humanist, logician, mathematician, pacifist, and philosopher tried to reduce mathematics to axioms stater and eponym of Russell's paradox 1902 co-wrote "Principia Mathematica" 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature 1950 2.7 / 5 ( ..
1749 – Daniel Rutherford was born on November 3rd in Edinburgh. British chemist and physician who is credited with the discovery of nitrogen. – Educated at the university there where his father held the first chair of the Theory and Practise of Medicine. – He became a Fellow of the Royal ..