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Niels Henrik Abel

Niels Henrik Abel was a Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829) known for the tremendous amount of brilliant work he completed in his brief, twentysix- year life.

Francis Herbert Bradley

Metaphysician and philosopher F. H. Bradley (1846-1924) is most noted for his Appearance and Reality (1893), which was considered an important philosophical discussion of contemporary metaphysical thought at the time of its publication. He was also known by the influence his writing had on author T. S. Eliot.

Albert Einstein

German-born physicist Albert Einstein (1879- 1955) is considered one of the most brilliant men who ever lived. His theory of relativity, which he introduced in 1915, was revolutionary. It related matter with energy and displaced Newtonian mechanics as the cornerstone of physics by introducing the concept of space-time. In 1921, he received the Nobel Prize. A Jewish pacifist, Einstein immigrated to the United States shortly after Hitler came to power.

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