Placide Tempels

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Birthday
18, 1906
Birthplace
Berlaar, Belgium
Death Date
Oct 9, 1977 (71)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1906
Birthplace
Berlaar, Belgium
Death Date
Oct 9, 1977 (71)

About

Former missionary in the Congo, best known for his book, "Bantu Philosophy," from 1945.

Before Fame

He entered into a Franciscan seminary to begin his studies in 1924.

Trivia

He was not educated in Philosophy, but the ideas proposed in his book had a massive influence on African culture.

Family Life

He was born in Berlaar, Belgium.

Associated With

He and Mother Teresa were contemporaries.