Mircea Eliade

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Birthday
9, 1907
Birthplace
Romania
Death Date
Apr 22, 1986 (79)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
9, 1907
Birthplace
Romania
Death Date
Apr 22, 1986 (79)

About

Religion historian known for his religious-studies paradigms and his hierophanies-based theory.

Before Fame

He attended Spiru Haret National College, where one of his classmates was another future renowned philosopher, Constantin Noica.

Trivia

He supported the Iron Guard for a time, which led him to back Benito Mussolini.

Family Life

He married Nina Mares in 1934.

Associated With

He once met Mahatma Gandhi.