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                                                Aristotle Biography

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher but he was good at doing a lot of different things. His name Aristotle means ‘the best purpose’. He was born in 384 BC in Stageira, Greece. Now it is the part of Northern Greece. He married Pythias, a Greek biologist who was an adoptive daughter of Hermias. Then they had a daughter which was named as Pythias.

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Fun Facts: –

  • He taught Cassander and Ptolemy. Later Cassander became the king of Macedonia and Ptolemy became the king of Egypt.
  • He wrote on many subjects like: – logic, music, poetry, politics etc.
  • His observations were not 100% accurate.
  • At the age of 20, he moved to Athens to be educated at Plato’s Academy.
  • After Pythias’ death, Aristotle married the Herpyllis of Stagira who was a former slave of Pythias. They together had a son, Nicomachus who died as a lad in a battle.
  • In 338, he started teaching Alexander the Great.
  • His parents died when he was young.
  • In 343, he became director of the Royal Academy of Macedonia.
  • Aristotle wrote some of his writing works like: – the Natural History of Animals, the Reproduction of Animals and the Parts of Animals.
  • His father was the personal physician to King Amyntas III of Macedon.
  • After death of his parents, his sister Arimneste‘s husband, Proxenus became his guardian.
  • He lived in Athens for most of his life.
  • Aristotle was given a nickname, ‘the Mind’ by his teacher Plato.
  • He died in 322 BC in Chalcis.

 

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