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Boccaccio, portrait réalisé de son vivant.

Giovanni Boccaccio in old age. Detail by a cycle of frescoes of Ancient Art headquarters of Judges and Notaries (Florence). It is the oldest existing portrait of Boccaccio.

The Prince--haven't.

The Prince (Bantam Classics): Niccolo Machiavelli, Daniel Donno: 9780553212785

Guglielmo Marconi (1874–1937), was an Italian inventor, known for his pioneering work on long distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi's law and a radio telegraph system. Marconi is often credited as the inventor of radio, and he shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Ferdinand Braun "in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy".

April 1874 - Guglielmo Marconi the inventor of radio is born in Palazzo Marescalchi, Bologna, Italy

Lord Alfred Douglas nicknamed Bosie, Oscar Wilde's beloved

Lord Alfred Douglas, aka Bosie, lover of Oscar Wilde. The boyish beauty in this man is remarkable. It's easy to see why they casted Jude Law in the role in the movie Wilde.

Filosofi: la biblioteca Derrida vola all’Università di Princeton

Jacques Derrida French philosopher, born in French Algeria. Photo by Steve Pyke, 1990 Paris

A funny interpretation of the French Revolution on a Facebook timetable. Originally from "College Humor".

Would've liked to see something about Marat or Charlotte Corday but eh ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ French Revolution---I would obviously have to change a lot of the language, but this could work for middle or high school

Sartre philosophizing over a cup of coffee

Sartre philosophizing over a cup of coffee. He was very involved in WWII (drafted in P. in He believed death is the only certainty.

Georg HEGEL • Hegel foi um dos filósofos mais eruditos, com imenso conhecimento de arte, literatura, religião, filosofia, política e ciência, tanto de sua época como de épocas passadas. Criador do método dialético, que nas mãos de Marx daria origem à maior revolução desde a Revolução Francesa. FONTE: Zahar

George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - Is Philosophy the Mirror of the World?

Rogier van der Weyden (d'après ?) : Portrait de Charles le Téméraire (1433 - 1477), duc de Bourgogne

After Rogier van der Weyden, Portrait of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy century (?), x cm Oil on oak Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels - Online gallery

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