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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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, ..

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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 ..

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