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1850 – He was born this year in Romania. He received his early education from his father.   1890 – He was appointed to the faculty at Cambridge University, serving as a lecturer in talmudics and reader in rabbinics.   1896 – His greatest academic fame came from his exposition in this year, of the ..

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1949 – Born this year on the 26th of November in San Francisco. He was raised in Marine County, California by his Jewish mother and Catholic stepfather, who maintained a non-religious household atmosphere. – Attended Redwood High School, Larkspur, CA. – Studied in UCLA for college. Received the UCLA Medal, the university’s highest honor. – ..

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580 B.C. – Born in Samos, Ionia, Greece. Pythagoras of Samos is often described as the first pure mathematician. He was a mystic, philosopher, and scientist.          – He developed doctrine of metempsychosis. 535 B.C. – Pythagoras went to Egypt.          – Pythagoras was refused admission to all the temples except the one ..

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Classical scholar, poet, brigadier and politician 1930–1933 Trinity College, Cambridge 1937 appointed Professor of Greek at Sydney University 1939 joins the army as a private 1941 posted to Cairo as a lieutenant 1942 promoted lieutenant-colonel 1943 posted to India 1950–1974 Conservative MP for Wolverhampton South West 1955–1957 Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Local Government ..

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23 CE – Gaius Plinius Secundus was born.          – He mentions the grammarians and rhetoricians, Remmius Palaemon and Arellius Fuscus, and he may have been their student. In Rome he studied botany in the topiarius of the aged Antonius Castor, and saw the fine old lotus trees in the grounds that had once ..

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1307 – Born in Arezzo on the 20th of July. 1316-1320 – He studied at Montpellier and Bologna. 1320–1326 – His father insisted he study the law. 1336 – Petrarch claimed that on the 26th of April, with his brother and two servants, he climbed to the top of Mont Ventoux. 1341 – He brought ..

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1813 – Born on the 10th of October.   1832 – He matriculated at Oriel College, Oxford. 1836 – He took his B.A. degree with second-class honours. 1839 – He was elected to a Yorkshire fellowship at Lincoln, an anti-Puseyite College. 1843 – He was ordained priest and in the same year became tutor of ..

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