Full Name: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Hometown: Stuttgart, Germany
Fave Subject: Knowledge, History, Freedom, Reality, The Mind
- tutored for an aristocratic family
- started German school at age 3, moved on to Latin school at age 5
- founded his own philosophy journal
- edited a newspaper
- only published 4 books in his lifetime, but one of them was an encyclopedia that was supposed to be used as a university textbook
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