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Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur (B) 1822, Dole, France (D) 1895, Marnes-la-Coquette, France(near Saint-Cloud,) Pasteur suffered a severe brain stroke that paralyzed the left side of his body, but he recovered. A stroke or uremia severely impaired his health. Failing to fully recover, … Continue reading

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Hippocrates

Hippocrates of Kos, Greece is also known as Hippocrates II,(B) on the island of Cos, Greece between 470 and 460 BCE (D) Larissa Greece between 380 and 360 BCE However, Several different accounts of his death exist. He died, probably … Continue reading

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Alexis Carrel

Alexis Carrel (B) 1873, Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, France (D) 1944, Paris, France age 71 He was a French surgeon and biologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1912 for pioneering vascular suturing techniques. He invented the first … Continue reading

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Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal (B) 1623, Clermont-Ferrand, France (D) 1662, Paris, France age 39 Pascal died of a malignant stomach tumor at his sister Gilberte’s home in Paris on August 19, 1662. By then, the tumor had metastasized in his brain. He … Continue reading

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Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks 1917-2000 age 83 She was an American poet, author, and teacher. Her work often dealt with the personal celebrations and struggles of ordinary people in her community. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry on May 1, … Continue reading

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Gaius Julius Caesar

Gaius Julius Caesar, he was born July 12th, 100 B.C.E. and Sprung from a family which for many years held high offices in the state, he, at an early age, gave evidence of those qualities of character which in later … Continue reading

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MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO

MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO, (B)106BCE Arpino, Italy – Die by Assassination: December 7, 43 BCE, Formia, Italy He was the greatest of Roman orators and the chief master of Latin prose style, lawyer and philosopher, who served as consul in the … Continue reading

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Henry James

Henry James 1843-1916, age 73 Quote “It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition. or It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.” Henry James He was an American-British author regarded … Continue reading

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (B) 1749-(D) 1832 age 83 He was a German writer and statesman. His works include: four novels; epic and lyric poetry; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; and treatises on botany, … Continue reading

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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (B) 1533, Château de Montaigne, Saint-Michel-de-Montaigne, France (D) 1592 age 59, Château de Montaigne, Saint-Michel-de-Montaigne, France Influenced: William Shakespeare, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Education: College of Guienne, University of Toulouse, University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès Quotes No wind favors … Continue reading

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