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November 25 in freethought history…

November 25, 1835 – Capitalist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie is born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. He came to the United States with his family in 1848, and eventually became one of the most wealthy men in history (making his money in the … Continue reading

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August 11 in freethought history…

August 11, 1833 - American politician, attorney and freethought lecturer Robert Green Ingersoll is born in Dresden, NY. Dubbed “the Great Agnostic,” Ingersoll was one of the most famous Americans of the 19th century. He lectured widely in favor of women’s rights … Continue reading

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