Wilhelm von Humboldt. Biography. Contributions

Wilhelm von Humboldt – One of the Founders of Linguistics

Wilhelm von Humboldt Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Karl Ferdinand Freiherr von Humboldt (22 January 1767, Potsdam, Prussia, Germany -  8 April 1835, Tegel, near Berlin, Germany) Nationality: Germany Category:...
William James. Biography, theories and life

William James – One of the founders of Functional psychology

William James (January 11, 1842, New York City, New York, USA - August 26, 1910, Chokorua, New Hampshire) (aged 68) Nationality: United States of America Category:...
Laozi. Biography. Contributions

Laozi – Chinese Philosopher, Founder of Taoism

Laozi Lao-Tsu, Lao-tse, Laotze, Laocius (6th century BC - According to Chinese tradition) (4th century BС - Another version) Nationality: China Category: Votaries оf Spirit Occupation: Spiritual teachers,...
Confucius. Biography, works, personal life

Confucius – Chinese Philosopher, Founder of Confucianism

Confucius Kong Qiu , Kongzi, Kong Fuzi Kong Fuzi (September 28, 551 B.C. Lu, (now Shandong province) China -  479 B.C. Lu, China) Qufu, Zhou...
Buddha. Lify and ministry.

Buddha – Founder of Buddhism

Buddha Siddhartha Gautama Buddha, The Buddha (Enlightened one), Tathagata (He who has come thus) (563 BC, Lumbini near Kapilavastu (now Nepal),  India - 483 BC, Kushinagar,...
Thales. Biography. Contributions.

Thales – First Greek and Western philosopher and scientist

Thales Thales of Miletos (625/624 BC, Miletus, Asia Minor (Now Balat, Turkey) - 546/545 BC, Miletus, Asia Minor) Nationality: Greece Category: Scientists Occupation: Philosophers Unique distinction: First Greek and...
Joan of Arc. Biography

Joan Of Arc – National Heroine of France

Joan Of Arc, Joan of Lorraine, the Maid of Orleans. Patron Saint and national heroine of France.  Femail military leaderand a Catholic saint.