Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was born on June 28, 1712 in Geneva, Switzerland. His mother died shortly after his birth. When Rousseau was ten his father fled from Geneva to avoid imprisonment for a minor offense, leaving young Jean-Jacques to ...

Karl marx- A revolutionary thinker

Karl Marx has been without doubt one of the most influential socialist thinkers till date. Although he was largely ignored by scholars, his social, economic and political ideas gained rapid acceptance. Karl Heinrich Marx was born into a comfortable ...

Aristotle

Aristotle was born in Stagirus on the Chalcidic peninsula of northern Greece. His father was Nicomachus, a medical doctor, while his mother was Phaestis. Nicomachus was in Chalcidice when he was born where as Phaestis came from Chalcis ...