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Events of the day 21 April

Fredrik Bajer1837:

Was born Fredrik Bajer.

Aiden Wilson Tozer1897:

Was born Aiden Wilson Tozer.

Hippolyte Taine1828:

Was born Hippolyte Taine.

1933:

Was born Cornel Capusan.

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Mark Twain1910:

Has died Mark Twain.

Marie Corelli1924:

Has died Marie Corelli.

Jean Racine1699:

Has died Jean Racine.

1930:

Has died Robert Bridges.

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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...

Bovarism

Bovarism

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...

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...


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