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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 378

1874-12-22 - Herman Harrell Horne, Clayton NC, philosopher (idealism)
1875-05-30 - Giovanni Gentile, Italian philosopher (d. 1944)
1875-06-17 - Philipp A Kohnstamm, philosopher/theorist (Mensch & World)
1877-01-31 - Max Ettlinger, German philosopher
1877-11-09 - Allama Iqbal, Pakistani poet/philosopher
1878-02-08 - Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du)
1878-03-04 - Peter D. Ouspensky, Russian philosopher (d. 1947)
1878-12-21 - Jan Łukasiewicz, Polish philosopher and mathematician (d. 1956)
1879-02-23 - Agnes Arber, English biologist/philosopher (Mind & the Eye)
1879-12-30 - Sri Ramana Maharshi, Hindu philosopher/yogi (Maharshi Research Inst)
1880-05-29 - Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West)
1880-07-20 - Hermann earl Keyserling, German philosopher/writer
1881-02-23 - Titus [Anno S] Brandsma, Dutch philosopher
1881-05-01 - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist
1882-02-28 - Jose Vasconcelos, Oaxaca Mexico, politician/essayist/philosopher
1882-04-14 - Moritz Schlick, Austrian philosopher, (d. 1936)
1882-09-28 - Eugenio d' Ors y Rovira, Barcelona Spain, essayist/philosopher
1882-11-18 - Jacques Maritain, France, Catholic philosopher (exponent of St Thomas)
1882-12-10 - Otto Neurath, Aust/Brit philosopher (Foundation of Social Sciences)
1883-02-23 - Karl Jaspers, Oldenburg Germany, existentialist philosopher
1883-05-06 - Jose Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher/author [or May 9]
1883-10-26 - Napoleon Hill, American Writer and Philosopher (Think and Grow Rich)(d. 1970)
1884-06-13 - Etienne Gilson, French philosopher (d. 1978)
1884-06-27 - Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher (La psychanalyse du feu)
1885-02-14 - Syed Zafarul Hasan, Prominent Muslim Indian/Pakistani philosopher (d. 1949)
1885-03-20 - Eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe
1885-04-13 - Georg Lukács, Hungarian-born philosopher and literary critic (d. 1971)
1885-07-08 - Emil Bloch, German philosopher
1887-06-22 - Julian S Huxley, London, biologist/philosopher, Darwin's Bulldog
1888-05-15 - Jean Wahl, French philosopher
1888-09-05 - Sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher
1889-02-22 - Robin G Collingwood, English philosopher (Roman Britain)
1889-03-01 - Watsuji Tetsuro, Japanese philosopher (d. 1960)
1889-04-26 - Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus)
1889-06-25 - Margriet M C Baers, Flemish philosopher
1890-03-08 - Oswald von Nell-Breuning, German theologist/philosopher
1890-08-09 - Eino Kaila, Finnish psychologist/philosopher
1890-09-22 - Ferdinand Gonseth, Swiss mathematician/philosopher
1891-01-23 - Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist
1891-05-18 - Rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist)
1891-10-12 - Edith Stein, German philosopher
1891-11-01 - Dirk Vollenhoven, Dutch composer/philosopher
1892-10-24 - Kurt Huber, German philosopher/resistance fighter
1893-02-05 - Roman Ingarden, Polish philosopher (Studia philosophica)
1894-02-08 - Ludwig Marcuse, German philosopher
1894-08-13 - Ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher/director
1894-10-07 - Herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer
1895-02-14 - Max Horkheimer, German philosopher/sociologist (Studies in prejudice)
1895-05-03 - Cornelius Van Til, philosopher and Christian apologist (d. 1987)
1895-05-09 - Lucian Blaga, Romaniams philosopher/poet (Dogmatic Aeon)
1895-05-12 - Jiddu Krishnamurti, India, philosopher (Songs of Life) [NS=May 22]
1895-05-22 - Jiddu Krishnamurti, India, philosopher (Songs of Life) [OS=May 12]
1895-11-17 - Mikhail Bakhtin, Russian philosopher (d. 1975)
1895-12-04 - Fung Yu-lan, Chinese philosopher (d. 1990)
1895-12-20 - Susanne Langer, US, philosopher/educator (Philosophy in a New Key)
1897-01-09 - Karl Löwith, German philosopher (d. 1973)
1897-06-22 - Norbert Elias, English/Dutch philosopher (Process of Civilization)
1898-01-25 - Joachim Wach, German/US philosopher/sociologist (Understanding)
1898-05-19 - Julius Evola, Italian philosopher (d. 1974)
1898-07-11 - Hendrik J Pos, Dutch philosopher/CEO (Committee of Watchfulness)
1898-07-18 - Herbert Marcuse, Berlin, communist philosopher (Eros & Civilization)
1898-11-09 - Owen Barfield, philosopher of language
1899-02-14 - John Randall Jr, Michigan, historian/philosopher (Western Man)
1899-04-13 - Alfred Schutz, Austrian/US architect/philosopher
1899-05-25 - Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher (d. 1976)
1899-09-20 - Leo Strauss, German-born philosopher (d. 1973)
1900-02-11 - Hans-Georg Gadamer, German philosopher
1900-06-15 - Gotthard Günther, German philosopher (d. 1984)
1900-08-19 - Gilbert Ryle, British philosopher (d. 1976)
1901-01-03 - Eric Voegelin, Germany, US philosopher (Order & History)
1901-01-17 - Aron Gurwitsch, Lithuanian-born philosopher (d. 1973)
1901-05-10 - Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist
1901-09-29 - Lanza del Vasto, Italian philosopher and activist (d. 1981)
Philosopher and Professor Karl PopperPhilosopher and Professor Karl Popper (1902-07-28) 1902-07-28 - Karl Popper, Austrian/British philosopher (Logic of Forschung)
1902-12-20 - Sidney Hook, anticommunist philosopher (Paradoxes of Freedom)
1903-08-31 - Vladimir Jankélévitch, French philosopher (d. 1985)
1903-09-11 - Theodor Adorno, German philosopher/sociologist
1904-02-17 - Hans Morgenthau, German political philosopher (d. 1980)
1904-09-29 - Dorothy Emmet, philosopher
1905-01-08 - Carl Gustav Hempel, German Logical Positivist philosopher
1905-09-09 - Hussain Sha - Indian Saint, Philosopher ,Pithapuram
1905-11-22 - James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism)
1905-12-11 - Eugen Fink, German philosopher
1905-12-30 - Emmanuel Levinas, philosopher
1906-02-13 - Agostinho da Silva, Portuguese philosopher (d. 1994)
1907-12-27 - Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher
1908-03-14 - Maurice (Jean Jacques) Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher
1908-06-21 - William Frankena, American philosopher (d. 1994)
1908-06-22 - George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher
1908-06-25 - Willard Van Orman Quine, American philosopher (d. 2000)
1908-07-07 - Evert W Beth, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
1908-07-09 - Allama Rasheed Turabi, Pakistani scholar, orator and philosopher (d. 1973)
1908-08-21 - Oversight (nom de plume), American philosopher
1909-02-03 - Simone Weil, Paris, social philosopher/Resistance fighter (WW II)
1909-02-24 - Max Black, Dutch/British/US philosopher (analytical philosophy)
1909-06-06 - Isaiah Berlin, philosopher
1909-06-09 - Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher
1909-10-18 - Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher and legal theorist (d. 2004)
1910-04-12 - Jorgen Rausch, German philosopher/author (End of the Playboys)
1910-10-29 - Alfred J Ayer, England, Neopositivist philosopher/logician

Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 300 of 361

1936-06-22 - Moritz Schlick, Austrian philosopher assassinated at 54 by former student Johann Nelböck
1936-12-31 - Miguel de Unamuno Jugo, Span philosopher/poet (Cancionero), dies at 72
1937-04-02 - Nathan Birnbaum, Austria philosopher (Zionism), dies at about 72
1937-04-27 - Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist, dies at 46
1937-08-06 - Ferdinand CS Schiller, British philosopher (Mind!), dies at 72
1937-09-14 - Tomés G Masaryk, philosopher/pres of Czech (1918-35), dies at 87)
1938-03-27 - Louis William Stern, German/US philosopher/psychologist, dies at 66
1938-04-21 - Allama Iqbal, Indian philosopher and poet (b. 1877)
1938-04-26 - Edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79
1938-09-13 - Samuel Alexander, Engl philosopher (Space, time & deity), dies at 79
1938-11-19 - Lev Shestov, Russian philosopher (b. 1866)
1941-01-04 - Henri Bergson, French philosopher (Le Rire, Nobel 1928), dies at 81
Poet Rabindranath TagorePoet Rabindranath Tagore (1941-08-07) 1941-08-07 - Rabindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher/poet/writer, dies at 80
1941-12-09 - Leonard "Leo" Polak, Dutch philosopher, dies in Sachsenhausen at 61
1941-12-09 - Dmitry Merezhkovsky, Russian writer and philosopher (b. 1865)
1942-07-26 - Titus Brandsma, [Anno Sjoerd], Dutch Roman Catholic priest and philosopher (Dachau), dies
1942-08-09 - Edith Stein, German philosopher, dies
1943-01-09 - Robin G Collingwood, English philosopher (Roman Britain), dies at 53
1943-07-13 - Kurt Huber, German philosopher/resistance fighter, dies at 50
1943-08-24 - Simone Weil, French philosopher and social activist (b. 1909)
1945-04-13 - Ernst Cassirer, German philosopher (b. 1874)
1945-06-07 - Nishida Kitaro, scholar/philosopher/Zen practitioner, dies at 74
1945-12-22 - Otto Neurath, Austrian/British philosopher, dies at 63
1946-04-26 - Hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65
1946-08-16 - Herman Harrell Horne, philosopher (idealism)
1947-01-12 - Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77
1947-10-02 - Peter D. Ouspensky, Russian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1878)
1949-04-18 - Leonard Bloomfield, linguist/philosopher, dies
Author and Nobel Laureate Maurice MaeterlinckAuthor and Nobel Laureate Maurice Maeterlinck (1949-05-06) 1949-05-06 - Maurice Maeterlinck, Belgian philosopher (Nobel 1911), dies at 86
1949-06-19 - Syed Zafarul Hasan, Prominent Muslim philosopher (b. 1885)
1950-04-14 - Sri Ramana Maharshi, Indian philosopher (b. 1879)
1950-09-06 - Olaf Stapledon, British writer and philosopher (b. 1886)
1951-04-29 - Ludwig J J Wittgenstein, Austria/English philosopher, dies at 62
1951-06-02 - Alain, [Emile-Auguste Chartier], French philosopher, dies at 83
1951-12-31 - Philipp A Kohnstamm, Dutch philosopher/physicist, dies at 76
1952-06-01 - John Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92
1952-09-26 - George Santayana, US philosopher/poet (Last Puritan), dies at 88
1952-11-20 - Benedetto Croce, Italian philosopher (La Critica), dies at 86
1954-02-26 - William R Inge, English theologist/philosopher, dies at 93
1954-09-25 - Eugenio d' Ors y Rovira, Spanish essayist/philosopher, dies at 71
1955-04-18 - Eugen Herrigel, Zen philosopher/scholar, dies in Germany at 70
1955-08-27 - Joachim Wach, philosopher/sociologist (Sociology of Religion), dies
1955-10-18 - Jose Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher, dies at 72
Philosopher, Psychologist, Writer John DeweyPhilosopher, Psychologist, Writer John Dewey (1952-06-01) 1956-01-30 - Gerrit Mannoury, mathematician/philosopher, dies at 88
1956-06-07 - Julien Benda, Fren philosopher/writer (La trahison des clercs), dies
1956-07-28 - Ludwig Klages, German philosopher/graphologist, dies at 83
1956-07-29 - Ludwig Klages, German philosopher (Study of Graves), dies at 83
1958-03-23 - Florian Znaniecki, Polish/US sociologist/philosopher, dies at 76
1958-12-21 - Lion Feuchtwanger, philosopher/writer (Der falsche Nero), dies at 74
1959-05-20 - Alfred Schutz, Austrian/US architect/philosopher, dies at 60
1960-02-08 - John Langshaw Austin, British philosopher, (b. 1911)
1960-12-26 - Watsuji Tetsuro, Japanese philosopher (b. 1889)
1961-05-03 - Maurice [Jean Jacques] Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher, dies at 53
1961-05-06 - Lucian Blaga, philosopher/poet (Transcendental censor), dies at 65
1962-07-08 - Georges Bataille, French writer and philosopher (b. 1897)
1962-10-16 - Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher (Water & Dreams), dies at 78
1965-02-13 - William H Kilpatrick, US mathematician/philosopher, dies at 93
1965-05-22 - Heinrich Barth, Swiss philosopher (Das Sein in der Zeit), dies
1965-06-13 - Martin Buber, German/Israel philosopher/zionist/theologist, dies at 87
1968-12-29 - Austin Farrer, English theologian and philosopher (b. 1904)
1969-02-26 - Karl Jaspers, German psychiatrist/philosopher, dies at 86
1969-03-23 - Rudolf Pannwitz, German author/philosopher (Urblik), dies at 87
1969-08-06 - Theodor Adorno, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 65
1970-02-02 - Bertrand Russell, philosopher, British MP, dies in Merioneth at 97
1970-06-29 - Roman Ingarden, Polish philosopher (Studia philosophica), dies at 77
1970-09-14 - Rudolph Carnap, German philosopher/mathematician, dies at 79
1970-10-08 - Lucien Goldmann, Romanian/French sociologist/philosopher, dies
1971-06-04 - Georg Lukács, Hungarian philosopher (b. 1885)
1971-08-02 - Ludwig Marcuse, German philosopher, dies at 77
1971-09-16 - Ferdinand LR Sassen, priest/philosopher (Descartes), dies at 77
1973-07-07 - Max Horkheimer, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 78
1973-12-18 - Allama Rasheed Turabi, Pakistani scholar, orator and philosopher (b. 1908)
1974-06-11 - Julius Evola, Italian philosopher (b. 1898)
1975-03-07 - Mikhail Bakhtin, Russian philosopher (b. 1895)
1975-04-17 - Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Indian philosopher (b. 1888)
1976-05-26 - Martin Heidegger, German philosopher (Holzweg), dies at 86
1976-08-29 - Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher (b. 1899)
1976-10-06 - Gilbert Ryle, British philosopher (b. 1900)
1977-02-07 - Herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer, dies at 82
1977-03-13 - Jan Patocka, Czech philosopher, dies in prison
1977-08-04 - Emil Bloch, German philosopher (Principle Hope, Traces), dies at 92
1978-01-18 - Hasan Askari, Pakistani philosopher, critic and writer (b. 1919)
1978-04-19 - Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher, dies at 70
1978-09-19 - Étienne Gilson, French philosopher and historian (b. 1884)
1979-07-29 - Herbert Marcuse, philosopher (Eros & Civilization), dies at 81
Writer Jean-Paul SartreWriter Jean-Paul Sartre (1980-04-15) 1980-04-15 - Jean-Paul Sartre, existentialist philosopher and writer (Nobel 1964), dies in Paris at 74
1980-12-31 - Marshall McLuhan, Canadian cultural philosopher, dies at 69
1981-01-05 - Lanza del Vasto, Italian philosopher (b. 1901)
1982-03-06 - Ayn Rand, Russian-born American author-philosopher (Atlas Shrugged), dies of heart failure at 77
1983-07-01 - R Buckminster Fuller, inventor/philosopher, dies in LA at 87
1984-05-15 - Francis Schaeffer, American theologian, philosopher, and pastor (b. 1912)
1984-11-29 - Gotthard Günther, German philosopher (b. 1900)
1985-02-07 - Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist, dies at 83
1986-02-17 - Jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher (Kingdom Happiness), dies at 90
1986-05-27 - Isma'il Raji' al-Faruqi, Palestinian-born philosopher (b. 1921)
1987-07-28 - James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism), dies at 81
1989-06-27 - Alfred J Ayer, English philosopher (Logical Positivism), dies
1990-08-01 - Norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies
1990-10-23 - Louis Althusser, French philosopher, dies
1990-11-24 - Nistani Keiji, philosopher, dies in Kyoto Japan


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