Schwarzschild, Leopold

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Name
Schwarzschild, Leopold Gender: M
born on 8 December 1891 at 14:30 (= 2:30 PM )
Place Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 50n07, 8e40
Timezone LMT m8e40 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 16°14' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 14°26 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 19°13'



Biography

German sociologist and author whose 1943 book World in Trance was praised by Winston Churchill but criticised by H. G. Wells, who called Schwarzschild "superficially intelligent and massively stupid", and Michael Foot, who denounced it as "a facile, scintillating treatise which... has received applause from those weary brains which prefer the dismal past to the adventurous future". A. J. P. Taylor called the book a "brilliant argument in favour of firmness".

Leopold Schwarzschild died on 2 October 1950, aged 58, in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hesse Archives.

Categories

  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Sociologist
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction