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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 378

1781-05-04 - Karl Christian Friedrich Krause, German philosopher (d. 1832)
1781-10-05 - Bernard Bolzano, Czech mathematician and philosopher (d. 1848)
1783-09-08 - Nicolai Grundtvig, Danish writer and philosopher (d. 1872)
1788-02-22 - Arthur Schopenhauer, Germany, philosopher (Great Pessimist)
1789-01-03 - Carl G Carus, German physician/psychologist/philosopher
1792-11-28 - Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education
1794-05-24 - William Whewell, British philosopher (History of Inductive Science)
1797-03-24 - Antonio Rosmini-Serbati, philosopher/founder (Institute of Charity)
1797-07-18 - Immanuel Hermann Fichte, German philosopher (d. 1879)
1798-01-19 - Auguste Comte, philosopher/founder (sociology & positivism)
1801-04-19 - Gustav T Fechner, [Dr Mises], German philosopher/physicist
1801-08-28 - Antoine A Cournot, French philosopher/mathematician (rule of Cournot)
1802-02-04 - Mark Hopkins, US, educator/philosopher (Williams College)
1802-02-16 - Phineas Parkhurst Quimby, American philosopher (d. 1866)
1802-09-13 - Arnold Ruge, German philosopher and writer (d. 1880)
Lecturer and Poet Ralph Waldo EmersonLecturer and Poet Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-05-25) 1803-05-25 - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Boston Massachusetts, American essayist/philosopher (Concord Hymn)
1803-08-13 - Vladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher and writer (d. 1869)
1804-07-28 - Ludwig A Feuerbach, German philosopher (Man is what he eats)
1805-03-16 - Peter Ernst von Lasaulx, German philosopher and writer (d. 1861)
1806-02-22 - Józef Kremer, Polish messianistic philosopher (d. 1875)
1806-04-03 - Ivan Kireevsky, Russian literary critic and philosopher (d. 1856)
1806-04-29 - Earnest Freiherr von Feuchtersleben, Austria, physician/philosopher
Philosopher and Political Economist John Stuart MillPhilosopher and Political Economist John Stuart Mill (1806-05-20) 1806-05-20 - John Stuart Mill, UK, philosopher/political economist/Utilitarian
1806-10-25 - Max Stirner, [Johann C Schmidt], German philosopher (Der Einzige)
1807-06-30 - Friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher/writer (Auch einer)
1808-01-19 - Lysander Spooner, American philosopher (d. 1887)
1808-07-21 - Simion Bărnuţiu, Romanian philosopher and politician (d. 1864)
1813-05-05 - Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher (d. 1855)
1815-01-01 - Charles Renouvier, French philosopher (neocriticism)
1816-07-14 - Arthur de Gobineau, French philosopher (d. 1882)
1818-05-05 - Karl Marx, Trier, Prussia, philosopher (Communist Manifesto, Das Kapital), (d. 1883)
Communist Philosopher Karl MarxCommunist Philosopher Karl Marx (1818-05-05) 1820-04-27 - Herbert Spencer, Derby England, Victorian philosopher (Social Statics)
1820-09-28 - Freidrich Engels, German social philosopher
1820-11-28 - Friedrich Engels, Germany, social philosopher; Marx's collaborator
1823-02-28 - Ernest Renan, French philosopher/historian/scholar of religion
1824-03-29 - Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (d. 1899)
1828-04-21 - Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy)
1828-07-12 - Nikolai Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher (d. 1889)
1828-09-28 - Friedrich A Lange, Prussia, philosopher/socialist (Neo-Kantianism)
1830-03-30 - Julius F A Bahnsen, German philosopher
1831-04-08 - Allard Pierson, Dutch theologiost/philosopher/art historian/poet
1832-08-16 - Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher
1833-11-19 - Wilhelm Dilthey, German philosopher (Das Leben Schleiermans)
1838-01-16 - Franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917)
1838-02-18 - Ernst Mach, Chirlitz-Turas Austria, physicist/philosopher/psychologist
1838-05-31 - Henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Wife at University)
1839-09-10 - Charles Peirce, American philosopher (d. 1914)
1840-02-25 - Otto Liebmann, German philosopher (Climax of Theories)
Father of American psychology William JamesFather of American psychology William James (1842-01-11) 1842-01-11 - William James, New York City New York, American psychologist/philosopher (Pragmatism)
1842-02-23 - Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, German philosopher (d. 1906)
1842-03-30 - John Fiske, [Edmund Fisk Green], US historian/philosopher
1843-11-19 - Richard Avenarius, German philosopher (d. 1896)
1844-10-15 - Friedrich Nietzsche, Röcken bei Lützen, Prussia, German philosopher (Beyond Good and Evil), (d. 1900)
1845-01-07 - Paul Deusen, German philosopher (Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft)
1846-01-05 - Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Germany, Idealist philosopher (Nobel 1908)
1846-01-30 - Francis H Bradley, British philosopher (neo-idealism)
Philosopher Friedrich NietzschePhilosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-10-15) 1847-02-25 - John Watson, Canada, philosopher (Objective Idealism)
1847-10-01 - Annie Besant, [Wood], England, philosopher (Esoteric christianity)
1848-06-24 - Brooks Adams, US philosopher (Theory of Social Revolutions)
1849-12-22 - Fritz Mauthner, Bohemia, German author/philosopher (skepticism)
1850-02-28 - Hermann Schell, German theologist/philosopher (Gott und Geist)
1851-11-21 - Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal
1852-09-25 - Hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Nietzsche Philosophy)
1853-01-16 - Vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov, Russian philosopher (d. 1900)
1854-04-29 - Henri Poincaré, France, mathematician/astronomer/philosopher
1854-06-09 - Gerardus J P J Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society)
1855-11-10 - Josiah Royce, US, philosopher (conception of God)
1857-04-19 - Lucien Levy-Bruhl, philosopher
1858-03-01 - Georg Simmel, German philosopher/sociologist
1858-08-01 - Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist
1859-01-06 - Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)
1859-04-08 - Edmund Husserl, Germany, philosopher (founded Phenomenology)
1859-10-18 - Henri Bergson, France, philosopher (Creative Evolution-Nobel 1927)
Philosopher, Psychologist, Writer John DeweyPhilosopher, Psychologist, Writer John Dewey (1859-10-20) 1859-10-20 - John Dewey, philosopher, educational theorist/writer (Learn by doing)
1860-12-25 - Manuel Dimech, Maltese philosopher and social reformer (d. 1921)
1861-02-15 - Alfred North Whitehead, Engl mathematician/philosopher (Adv of Ideas)
1861-06-10 - Pierre M M Duhem, French naturalist/philosopher/historian
1862-07-24 - Johan A de Sleeve, [Adwaita], philosopher/classical/poet (Brahman)
1863-01-31 - F Henri Berz, French existensialist philosopher (Revue the Synthesis)
1863-12-16 - George Santayana, Spain, philosopher/poet/humanist (Last Puritan)
1864-08-16 - Ferdinand C S Schiller, British philosopher (Riddles of the Sphinx)
1864-09-29 - Miguel de Unamuno Jugo, Bilbao Spain, philosopher (Ensayos, Teatro)
1866-02-16 - Vyacheslav I Ivanov, Russian philosopher/classical/poet [NS=Feb 28]
1866-02-25 - Benedetto Croce, Italy, humanist/historian/editor/philosopher
1866-02-28 - Vyacheslav I Ivanov, Russian philosopher/classical/poet [OS=2/16]
1867-02-11 - August W Messer, German philosopher/educator/psychologist
1867-05-17 - Gerrit Mannoury, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
1868-03-03 - Alain, [Emile-Auguste Chartier], French philosopher/writer
1869-12-02 - Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects)
1870-06-18 - Edouard Le Roy, French philosopher and mathematician
1871-04-29 - Louis William Stern, German/US philosopher (Intelligence of Children)
1871-11-20 - William H Kilpatrick, US mathematician/philosopher/educator
1872-05-18 - Bertrand Russell, England, mathematician/philosopher (Nobel 1950)
1872-12-10 - Ludwig Klages, German philosopher (study of graves)
1873-02-22 - Muhammad Iqbal, Dutch East Indies lawyer/poet/philosopher
1873-08-22 - Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher (d. 1928)
1873-11-04 - G E Moore, English philosopher (Ethics)
1874-03-18 - Nikolai Berdyaev, Russian philosopher (d. 1948)
1874-07-28 - Ernst Cassirer, Germany, philosopher/educator (Essay on Man)
1874-08-22 - Max Scheler, German philosopher (Vom Umsturz der Werte)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 361

1801-01-02 - Johann C Lavater, Swiss vicar/philosopher, dies at 59
1803-08-18 - James Beattie, Scottish poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth), dies at 67
1803-12-18 - Johann G von Herder, German philosopher/theologist/poet, dies at 59
1804-02-06 - Joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70
1804-02-12 - Immanuel Kant, German philosopher (Zum ewigen Frieden), dies at 79
1805-05-25 - William Paley, English philosopher (b. 1743)
1807-08-15 - Johann N Tetens, German/Danish philosopher/mathematician, dies at 70
1814-01-27 - Johann Gottlieb Fichte, philosopher, dies
1814-01-29 - Johann G Fichte, German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre), dies at 51
1816-04-28 - Johann Heinrich Abicht, German philosopher (b. 1862)
1823-04-10 - Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Austrian philosopher (b. 1757)
1824-08-21 - John Taylor, philosopher (Jeffersonian Democracy), dies at 70
1825-02-10 - Paul van Hemert, Dutch theologist/philosopher (Kant), dies at 68
1825-05-19 - Claude Henri de Rouvroy, Comte de Saint-Simon, French political philosopher (b. 1760)
1828-06-11 - Dugald Stewart, Scot philosopher (Scottish common sense), dies at 74
1829-01-12 - Friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56
1831-05-26 - Georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen), dies
1832-06-06 - Jeremy Bentham, English philosopher (b. 1748)
1834-02-12 - Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher, dies at 65
1836-06-23 - James Mill, Scottish philosopher and historian, (b. 1773)
1841-05-23 - Franz Xaver von Baader, German philosopher/theologist, dies at 76
1843-08-10 - Jakob F Fries, German philosopher, dies
1845-02-13 - Henrik Steffens, Norwegian-German philosopher (b. 1773)
1845-07-04 - Pierre P Royer-Collard, French philosopher/Council of 500, dies
1845-09-04 - Pierre P Royer-Collard, French attorney/philosopher, dies at 82
1845-09-16 - John Kinker, translator/philosopher/poet, dies at 81
1847-06-09 - Pierre-Simon Ballanche, French philosopher/poet (Orphée), dies
1848-12-18 - Bernard Bolzano, Bohemian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1781)
Philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph SchellingPhilosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling (1854-08-20) 1854-08-20 - Friedrich WJ von Schelling, German philosopher, dies at 79
1855-11-11 - Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher (b. 1813)
1856-06-23 - Ivan Kireevsky, Russian literary critic and philosopher (b. 1806)
1860-09-21 - Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (b. 1788)
1861-05-09 - Peter Ernst von Lasaulx, German philosopher and writer (b. 1805)
1864-05-28 - Simion Bărnuţiu, Romanian philosopher and liberal politician (b. 1808)
1865-01-19 - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, French philosopher and anarchist (b. 1809)
1865-10-16 - Andrés Bello, Venezuelan poet, lawmaker, philosopher, and sociologist (b. 1781)
1866-03-06 - William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794)
1867-01-12 - Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74
1869-03-11 - Vladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher (b. 1803)
1869-07-28 - Carl G Carus, German arts/psychologist/philosopher, dies
1872-09-02 - Nicolai Grundtvig, Danish writer and philosopher (b. 1783)
1872-09-13 - Ludwig A Feuerbach, German philosopher (Man what he eats), dies at 68
Philosopher and Political Economist John Stuart MillPhilosopher and Political Economist John Stuart Mill (1873-05-08) 1873-05-08 - John Stuart Mill, great Empiricist philosopher, dies at 66
1875-06-02 - Józef Kremer, Polish messianistic philosopher (b. 1806)
1875-11-21 - Friedrich A Lange, philosopher/socialist (Neo-Kantianism), dies at 67
1879-08-08 - Immanuel Hermann Fichte, German philosopher (b. 1797)
1881-12-07 - Julius FA Bahnsen, Ger philosopher (Tragic as Weltgesetz), dies at 51
1882-10-13 - Arthur de Gobineau, French philosopher (b. 1816)
1883-03-14 - Karl Marx, German philosopher (Communist Manifesto), dies at 64
1886-08-16 - Swami Ramakrishna, Indies philosopher, dies at 50
1887-05-14 - Lysander Spooner, American philosopher (b. 1808)
Communist Philosopher Karl MarxCommunist Philosopher Karl Marx (1883-03-14) 1887-09-14 - Friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher/writer (Auch einer), dies
1889-10-17 - Nikolai Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher (b. 1828)
1893-03-05 - Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian, dies at 64
1896-05-27 - Allard Pierson, theologist/philosopher/art historian/poet, dies
1899-05-01 - Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824)
1900-05-18 - Jean Gaspard Felix Ravaisson-Mollien, French philosopher (b. 1813)
1900-08-25 - Friedrich Nietschze, philosopher (Also sprach Zarathustra), dies at 55
Philosopher Friedrich NietzschePhilosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1900-08-25) 1900-08-25 - Friedrich Nietzsche, German Philosopher, dies at 55
1900-08-28 - Henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Women on University), dies
1901-07-04 - John Fiske, [Edmund Fisk Green], US historian/philosopher, dies
1903-09-01 - Charles Renouvier, French philosopher (neo criticism), dies
1903-10-04 - Otto Weininger, Austrian philosopher (b. 1880)
1903-12-08 - Herbert Spencer, British engineer/philosopher, dies at 83
1904-10-08 - Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria sociologist/philosopher, dies at 62
1905-01-19 - Debendranath Tagore, Indian philosopher (b. 1817)
1906-06-05 - Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, German philosopher (b. 1842)
Father of American psychology William JamesFather of American psychology William James (1910-08-26) 1910-08-26 - William James, American psychologist and philosopher (Pragmatism), dies at 68
1911-10-01 - Wilhelm Dilthey, Germ philosopher (Das Leben Schleiermans), dies at 77
1912-01-14 - Otto Liebmann, German philosopher (Kant & Epigones), dies at 71
1914-04-19 - Charles Pierce, philosopher/scientist, dies
1916-02-19 - Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78
1916-09-14 - Josiah Royce, US philosopher (Conception of Immortality), dies
1918-09-28 - Georg Simmel, German sociologist and philosopher (b. 1858)
1919-02-05 - Vasili V Rozanov, Russian philosopher/writer, dies at 62
1919-05-20 - Jacob Verdam, philosopher, dies
1919-07-07 - Paul Deusen, German philosopher/CEO (Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft), dies
1919-08-09 - Ernst Haeckel, German philosopher (Social Darwinism), dies at 85
1920-08-31 - Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher, dies
1921-01-07 - Benno Erdmann, German philosopher (Logik I), dies at 69
1922-02-11 - Gerardus J P Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society), dies at 67
1922-09-04 - Georges Sorel, French social philosopher, dies at 74
1922-09-30 - Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 64
1922-10-12 - Daisy M C Baers, Flemish philosophy/theory, dies at 33
1923-01-23 - Max Nordau, Austrian author, philosopher, and Zionist leader (b. 1849)
1923-06-29 - Fritz Mauthner, German author/philosopher (skepticism), dies at 73
1924-09-18 - Francis Herbert Bradley, British philosopher (neo-idealism), dies
1924-10-07 - Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Christian Philosophy), dies at 71
1925-03-04 - James Ward, English psychologist and philosopher (b. 1843)
1925-03-30 - Rudolf Steiner, Austrian philosopher (anthroposophy), dies at 64
1926-01-23 - Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74
1926-09-16 - Rudolf C Eucken, German philosopher (Nobel 1908), dies at 80
1927-02-13 - Brooks Adams, US philosopher (New Empire), dies at 78
1927-10-29 - Leonard Nelson, Ger philosopher (Nelson-Friessche Schule), dies at 45
1928-04-07 - Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher (b. 1873)
1928-05-19 - Max Scheler, German philosopher, dies at 53
1929-10-12 - Max Ettlinger, German philosopher/theorist, dies at 52
1930-04-16 - José Carlos Mariátegui, Peruvian journalist, political philosopher and activist (b. 1894)
1933-12-17 - Hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81
1936-05-08 - Oswald Spengler, German philosopher (Underworld of Abendlandes), dies


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