Philosophy and Life of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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Philosophy and Life of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche Nietzsche was born in Rocken (Saxony), Germany, on October 15, 1844. At age four, he lost his father, a Lutheran minister. Nietzsche spent his childhood in Naumburg surrounded by five females: a sister, mother, paternal grandmother, and two maiden aunts. After attending the prestigious boarding school at Pforta ,Nietzsche studied classical philology at Bonn and Liepzig. In May 1869, at the age of 24, the brilliant scholar was awarded his doctorate without …

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…thriving fame and deteriorating health. He would often stare into nothing, his wonderful mind lost to insanity. Nietzsche died in Weimar on August 25,1900 and with pure appropriateness, was buried in the cemetery at Rocken in the Prussian province of Saxony, where Nietzsche was born Although Nietzsche was virtually unknown at the time of his death for both his genius and his wonderful books and theories , within a few years his fame spread around the world.