Martin Heidegger

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Birthday
26, 1889
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
May 26, 1976 (86)
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Birthday
26, 1889
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
May 26, 1976 (86)

About

Author of the philosophical work Being and Time. His work on the question of Being was deeply influential in modern philosophical thinking.

Before Fame

He studied philosophy and theology at the University of Freiburg.

Trivia

He became rector of the University of Freiburg in 1933. It is said that he was a sympathizer with the Nazis.

Family Life

He married Elfride Petri in 1917, and they had a son, Jorg, in 1919.

Associated With

His students included Hannah Arendt.