Category: Calendar

  • October 15: Friedrich Nietzsche was born in 1844

    “There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Wikipedia: Born Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche 15 October 1844 Röcken (near Lützen), Province of Saxony, Kingdom of Prussia Died 25 August 1900 (aged 55) Weimar, Saxony, German Empire Residence Germany Nationality German Era 19th-century philosophy Region Western philosophy […]

  • October 12: Piero della Francesca passed away in 1492

    A self-portrait, detail from The Resurrection Wikipedia: Birth name Piero della Francesca Born 1415 Sansepolcro, Republic of Florence Died October 12, 1492 Sansepolcro, Republic of Florence Nationality Italian Field Painting, Fresco Movement Italian Renaissance Works The Baptism of Christ Flagellation of Christ Brera Madonna Piero della Francesca (c. 1415 – October 12, 1492) was a painter of the Early Renaissance. As […]

  • Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849)

    “I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.” ― Edgar Allan Poe Wikipedia: Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole. Best known for […]

  • October 6: Alfred, Lord Tennyson died in 1892

    “Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.” ― Alfred Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam Wikipedia: Born 6 August 1809 Somersby, Lincolnshire, England Died 6 October 1892 (aged 83) Lurgashall, Sussex, England Occupation Poet Laureate Alma mater Cambridge University Spouse Emily Sellwood (m. 1850) Children Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson Hon. Lionel Tennyson […]

  • September 29: Caravaggio was born in 1571

    “I am always learning.” ~Caravaggio – Caravaggio was probably the most revolutionary artist of his time, for he abandoned the rules that had guided a century of artists who had idealized both the human and religious experience. He can be said almost single-handedly to have created the Baroque style. Wikipedia: Born Michelangelo Merisi or […]