Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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Birthday
27, 1770
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 14, 1831 (61)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
27, 1770
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 14, 1831 (61)

About

Comprehensive ideas on history and reality influenced many thinkers of his time and after.

Before Fame

He studied theology near his hometown of Stuttgart, where he formed a friendship with other prominent future thinkers.

Trivia

His view of history was adapted by Karl Marx as the basis for his new Communist political system.

Family Life

His grandfather was a lawyer at the High Court of Justice at the Württemberg court, which may have inspired his philosophical pursuits.

Associated With

He influenced Karl Popper.