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Stefan Augustin Doinas1922:

Was born Stefan Augustin Doinas.

David Hume1711:

Was born David Hume.

Ludwig Wittgenstein1889:

Was born Ludwig Wittgenstein.

Marcus Aurelius0121:

Was born Marcus Aurelius.

Bjornstjerne Bjornson1910:

Has died Bjornstjerne Bjornson.

William Cowper1800:

Has died William Cowper.

Vasile Voiculescu1963:

Has died Vasile Voiculescu.

E. J. Pratt1964:

Has died E. J. Pratt.


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A priori - a posteriori

A priori - a posteriori

A priori - the term means before any experience, independent from any experience, from the earlier. This term is in close relationship with its opposite a posteriori , from experience, from the later. Both expressions are used in Philosophy and...

Phoenix bird

Phoenix bird

Quite often we hear around us being used the expression - "Reborn from the ashes as the Phoenix bird" and perhaps many times, we fail to make the connection between the depicted situation and expression – Phoenix bird. The word originates in the...



Bovarism is the term that denotes a person's state of discontent towards its own existence, constructing a fictitious personality to match his ideals. This alter ego of the person functions as a protection from too cruel world for which is not...

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