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August 26: Charles Richet (1850)

Charles Richet (1850) It was on this date, August 26, 1850, that French physiologist Charles Richet was born in Paris. The son of a surgeon, Richet entered medical school but anatomy and surgery bored him, so he wrote poetry and

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February 11: Thomas Edison

I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious theories of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God. Proof! Proof! That is what I have always been after.

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November 6: Cesare Lombroso

Lombroso was an outspoken Atheist and materialist, and became an honorary associate of the British Rationalist Press Association.

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Posted in Famous Freethinkers, Science
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