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Otto Weininger
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Born: April 3, 1880

Died: October 4, 1903 (aged 23)

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Otto Weininger was an Austrian philosopher. In 1903, he published the book Geschlecht und Charakter, which gained popularity after his suicide at the age of 23. Today, Weininger is generally viewed as misogynistic and antisemitic in academic circles, but was held to be a great genius by the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein and the writer August Strindberg.

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