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Today’s Notable Foreign Birthdays

Friedrich Nietzsche – Influential German philosopher and philologist

Friedrich Nietsche (sekitar 1875).
Friedrich Nietsche (sekitar 1875). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (October 15, 1844 – August 25, 1900) was a 19th-century German philosopher and classical philologist. He wrote critical texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy and science, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and aphorism.

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U. S. Contemporaries: Civil War Cycle – Progressive Generation – Artist (Adaptive) (1843-1859)


Akbar the Great – 3rd Emperor of the Muslim Mughal Empire in Northern India.

Kaiser Akbar bändigt einen Elefanten
Akbar the Great (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar, also known as Akbar the Great (October 15, 1542  – October 27, 1605)  was the third Mughal Emperor of India. He was the son of Nasiruddin Humayun whom he succeeded as ruler of the Mughal Empire from 1556 to 1605, and the grandson of Babur who founded the dynasty. On the eve of his death in 1605, the Mughal empire covered most of Northern India.

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Elder of the Colonial Cycle – Puritan Generation – Prophet (Idealist) (1584-1614)

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