Bergson, Henri, 1859-1941

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Birth 1859-10-18
Death 1941-01-04

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Bergson was a leading French philosopher of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

From the description of [Calling card] / Henri Bergson. [late 19th cent. or early 20th cent.] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 166268388

1881-1883 professor of Philosophy, Lycée d’Angers; 1883-1888 Lycée de Clermont-Ferrand; 1888-1889 professor, Collège Rollin; 1889-1897 Lycée Henri IV; 1897-1900 professor, Ecole Normale Supérieure; 1900-1921 professor, the College of France; 1912 Gifford lecturer, Edinburgh; 1914 member of the French Academy; 1927 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Epithet: philosopher

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