Karl Popper (July 28th, 1902 - Sept. 17th, 1994)

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  • The Birth of Karl Popper

    The Birth of Karl Popper
    Karl Popper was born on July 28th 1902 in Vienna Austria to an upper middle class family. Mr. Popper's father worked as a well respected attorney and his mother a stay at home caregiver.
  • Mr. Popper Leaves High School

    At the age of 16 Karl Popper found his love of the sciences leaving school to attend Mathematics and Science lectures at the University of Vienna as a guest.
  • Karl Popper Completes School

    In 1922, Karl Popper decided to go back to school and was accepted into the "second chance education" program finally completing his degree at the University of Vienna.
  • Popper Earns his Doctorate

    In 1928 Mr. Popper earned his doctorate in psychology.
  • Mr. Popper Gives Lectures in Psychology

    In 1937, Karl Popper emigrated to New Zealand and became a lecturer in philosophy at the Canterbury University College.
  • Appointed Professor of Logic and Scientific Method

    In 1949, Karl Popper was appointed professor of logic and scientific method at the University of London.
  • Karl Popper Retires

    In 1969, Karl Popper retires from teaching,
  • Karl Popper's Wife Dies

    Karl Popper's Wife Dies
    In 1985, Popper moves home to Austria so that his wife could have her relatives around her during the last months of her life. She passed away i November of that year.
  • One Last Move

    1986, Popper makes his final move back to the United Kingdom.
  • Karl Popper Dies

    On September 17th, 1994 at the age of 94 years, Karl Popper dies of complications of cancer, pneumonia and kidney failure.