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On this Day: August 29, 1632 | Birthday of John Locke

29 August 1632: Birthday of John Locke, English physician and philosopher (d. 1704) (Source) John Locke FRS (/lɒk/; 29 August 1632 – 28 October 1704) was an English philosopher and physician, widely regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers and commonly known as the “Father of Liberalism“.[12][13][14] ConsideredContinue Reading

On this Day: August 29, 1780 | Birthday of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

29 August 1780: Birthday of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter and illustrator (d. 1867) (Source) Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (/ˈæŋɡrə, ˈæ̃ɡrə/ ANG-grə, French: [ʒɑ̃ oɡyst dɔminik ɛ̃ɡʁ]; 29 August 1780 – 14 January 1867) was a French Neoclassical painter. Ingres was profoundly influenced by past artistic traditions and aspired to become the guardian of academicContinue Reading