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Biography of Imam Abu Hanifa

Biography of Imam Abu Hanifa

Abu Hanifa: Imam e Azam Born: September 5, 702 (80 Hijri); Kufa, Umayyad Caliphate Died: June 14, 772 (aged 69) (150 Hijri); Baghdad, Abbasid Caliphate Era: Islamic golden age Jurisprudence: Sunnah Main interest(s): Jurisprudence Notable idea(s): Istihsan Notable work(s) Kitabul-Athar; Fiqh al-Ak.....

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Biography of Deacon Jones

Biography of Deacon Jones

Deacon Jones – Athlete, Football Player (1938–2013) Full Name: David “Deacon” Jones Date of birth: December 9, 1938 Place of birth: Eatonville, Florida, U.S. Date of death: June 3, 2013 (aged 74) Place of death: Anaheim Hills, California, U.S. Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight.....

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Biography of Socrates

Biography of Socrates

Born: 470/469 BC; Deme Alopece, Athens. Died: 399 BC (aged approx. 71); Athens Cause of death: Sentenced to death by drinking a poison Era: Ancient philosophy School: Classical Greek Main interests: Epistemology, ethics Notable ideas: Socratic method, Socratic irony, I know that I know nothing &n.....

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Biography of Omar Khayyam

Biography of Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam – Mathematician, Astronomer, and Poet, (1048-1131) Name: Omar Khayyam Date of Birth: 18 May 1048 Place of Birth: Nishapur, Khorasan, Persia (Iran) Date of Death: 4 December 1131 (aged 83) Place of Death: Nishapur, Khorasan, Persia (Iran) Nationality: Persian School: Islamic mat.....

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Biography of Pythagoras

Biography of Pythagoras

Born: c. 570 BC; Samos Died: c. 495 BC (aged around 75); Metapontum Region: Western philosophy School: Pythagoreanism Main interests: Metaphysics, Music, Mathematics, Ethics, Politics Notable ideas: Musica universalis; Pythagorean tuning; Pythagorean theorem etc.   Pythagoras is often re.....

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Biography of Plato

Biography of Plato

Born: 428/427 or 424/423 BC; Athens, Greece Died: 348/347 BC (age c. 80) Athens, Greece Notable work: Apology; Phaedo; Symposium; Republic Region: Western philosophy School: Platonism Main interests: Rhetoric, art, literature, epistemology, justice, virtue, politics, education, family, militar.....

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Biography of Bob Hayes

Biography of Bob Hayes

Bob Hayes – Track and Field Athlete, Football Player (1942-2002)   Full Name: Robert Lee “Bullet Bob” Hayes Date of birth: December 20, 1942 Place of birth: Jacksonville, Florida Date of death: September 18, 2002 (aged 59) Place of death: Jacksonville, Florida Height: 5 ft .....

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Biography of Confucius

Biography of Confucius

Born: September 28, 551 BC, Lu Died: 479 BC, Lu Full name: Kong Qiu Nationality: Lu state, Zhou China Teaching: Analects Main interests: Moral philosophy, social philosophy, ethics Notable ideas: Confucianism Confucius was an ancient Chinese teacher, politician, and philosopher. He belonged to th.....

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Biography of Paul Robeson

Biography of Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson – (1898-1976) (Athlete, Civil Rights Activist, Actor, Football Player, Singer, Lawyer)   Full Name: Paul Leroy Robeson Date of birth: April 9, 1898 Place of Birth: Princeton, New Jersey, US Date of death: January 23, 1976 (aged 77) Place of death: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.....

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Biography of Chanakya

Biography of Chanakya

Name: Chanakya He was an Indian teacher, philosopher, economist and jurist. Born: 350 BC; aAncient India Died: 283 BC Occupation: Professor; advisor of Chandragupta Maurya Known for: Foundation of the Maurya Empire Notable work: Arthashastra, Chanakya Niti.   Chanakya was an Indian teacher, .....

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Biography of Franz Beckenbauer

Biography of Franz Beckenbauer

Franz Beckenbauer – Soccer Player   Full name: Franz Anton Beckenbauer Date of birth: 11 September 1945 (age 71) Place of birth: Munich, Germany Height: 1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in) Playing position: Sweeper   Early Life Franz Beckenbauer was born on September 11, 1945, in Munich, Ge.....

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Biography of Aristotle

Biography of Aristotle

Name: Aristotle; was a Greek philosopher and scientist. Born: 384 BC; Stagira, Chalcidian League, Northern Greece Died: 322 BC (aged 62); Euboea, Greece, Macedonian Empire Era: Ancient philosophy Region: Western philosophy School: Peripatetic school; Aristotelianism Main interests: Biology, Zoolo.....

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