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...Smith, Wilfred Cantwell Wilfred Cantwell Smith was born on 16 August 1916 in Toronto, Canada, and died there on 7 February 2000. Smith’s parents were Victor Arnold Smith and Sarah Cory Cantwell; their other son, Arnold Cantwell Smith...
...William S. Weedon was born on 5 July 1908 in Houghton, Michigan. He received a BS in 1929 and an MS in 1931 (writing a thesis on “The Place of Hypothesis in the Physics of René Descartes” ) from the University of Virginia. Deciding...
...Wienpahl, Paul De Velin Paul D. Wienpahl was born on 6 March 1916 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He received his BA magna cum laude from the University of California at Los Angeles, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He also received his MA...
...Golius, Jacobus Jacob Gool (who Latinized his name to ‘Golius’ once he became a professor) was born in The Hague in 1596, where his father Dirk Pieterszoon Gool had several high legal and political offices. In 1612 he matriculated...
...Simon Ockley was born in Exeter and apparently brought up in Norfolk. He died on 9 August 1720 at Swavesey near Cambridge. He entered Queen’s College, Cambridge as a sizar in 1694 and matriculated in 1695, graduating BA in 1698, MA in 1701...
...Watts, Alan Wilson Alan Watts was born on 6 January 1915 in Chislehurst, Kent, England. He attended the prestigious King’s School in Canterbury. Instead of going to a university, during much of the 1930s he pursued a life of intense...
...Titsingh, Isaac Isaac Titsingh was born in Amsterdam on 10 January 1745, son of Albertus Titsingh (1714–90), an Amsterdam surgeon and accoucheur of the Stadhouder-family, and his second wife Catharina Bitter (c. 1722–47). He died in Paris...
...Haughton, Graves Chamney Graves Chamney Haughton was born in Dublin and died in St Cloud near Paris on 28 August 1849. Educated in England, he obtained a cadetship in the East India Company army, departing for Bengal in 1808. He...
...Smith, Huston Cummings Huston Smith was born on 31 May 1919 in Soochow, China, the son of devout Methodist missionaries. As a boy, he was bilingual in Chinese and English. At age seventeen, Smith came to the United States to study...
...Gassendi, Pierre Académie royale des sciences Genoa Habert de Montmor, Henri-Louis Issy Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm Paris Rome Thévenot, Nicolas Melchisédech Nicolas Melchisédech Thévenot was born in Paris in around 1622 and died at his...