Francis Bacon

Nathan Svihel

Born: 22 January 1561 Famous Quotes: "Knowledge is power"

Died: 9 April 1626 (age 65) "To be ignorant of causes is to be frustrated in action"

Lived: London

Family Members:

He was engaged in courtship of Elizabeth Hatton (20) who left him for a weathier man. He then married a girl named Alice Barnham (14).

Physical Appearance:

He had long brown hair, bushy beard, wore top hats, pale, and was well dressed.

Personality:

Unattractive personality. He was cold and arrogant, calculating, and ambitious. He was also so determined in his studies that he didn't have time for people.

Class and Social Background:

His education included Trinity College Cambridge, University of Cambridge, University of Poitiers. He is an English philosopher, statesmen, scientist, lawyer, jurist, author, and planer of the scientific method.

Accomplishments:

He developed the scientific method and established scientific worldview. Contributed on the emphasis on and application of induction. Emphasized the benevolence of scientific understanding.

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