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Biography - Wilhelm von Humboldt:

Born: 1767 - Died: 1835
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La vision du monde la plus dangereuse est celle de ceux qui n'ont jamais vu le monde.

German
Die gefährlichste aller Weltanschauungen ist die der Leute, welche die Welt nie angeschaut haben.




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