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...Hans Kelsen was born on 11 October 1881 in Prague, Austro-Hungary (now in the Czech Republic). Three years later the family moved to Vienna, where Kelsen attended a Protestant primary school and Vienna’s highly respected Akademisches...
...Gödel, Kurt Friedrich Kurt Gödel was born on 28 April 1906 in Brünn, Moravia, then part of Austria and now Brno, Czech Republic. In 1924 he entered the University of Vienna, initially to study physics but eventually studying mathematics...
...Wise, Isaac Mayer x, Isaac M. Wise was born on 29 March 1819 in Steingrub, Bohemia (now Kammeny Dvur, Czech Republic). Isaac's early ambition to become a rabbi was frustrated by childhood poverty. After his father's early death, Wise...
...Comenius, John John Comenius was born in the rural village of Nivnice in Moravia and died in Amsterdam. He did not begin a formal education until the age of sixteen when he enrolled at the Latin school of Přerov. An excellent student, he...
...Schumpeter, Joseph Alois Julius Joseph Schumpeter was born on 8 February 1883 in Triesch, Moravia, which was then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (now in the Czech Republic). His father, a manufacturer of textiles, died when Schumpeter...
...Laird, John Josef Paul Hodin was born in Prague on 17 August 1905 and died in London on 5 December 1995. After his primary and secondary education at, respectively, the Kleisteitner Realschule and the Neustädter Realgymnasium, he read law...
...Gellner, Ernest Wittgenstein, Ludwig Ernest Gellner was born on 9 December 1925 and died in his apartment in Prague on 5 November 1995 of a heart attack. His parents were secularized German-speaking Czech Jews. He grew up in a world...
...Kohák, Erazim Vaclav Erazim Vaclav Kohák was born on 21 May 1933 in Prague, Czechoslovakia, to Miloslav Kohák and Zdislava Kohákovà. One of his first memories was that of his father being arrested by the Gestapo in 1941. His mother...
...Stephan Körner was born in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia on 26 September 1913 and died in Bristol University Bristol on or before 18 August 2000. He was educated at Charles University in Prague. When the German army occupied Czechoslovakia...