Funerary stele of Democleides (4th century BC)
Greek art. Funerary stele of Democleides (4th century BC). Marble relief depicting a warrior sitting sad and meditating on the stern of a ship. Beside him, his helmet and shield. National Museum of Athens. Greece.
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Alexander Ivanovich Herzen - Russian Writer and Agitator
Alexander Ivanovich Herzen (1812-1870) - Russian writer and thinker known as the "father of Russian socialism" and one of the main fathers of agrarian populism (being an ideological ancestor of the Narodniki, Socialist-Revolutionaries, Trudoviks and the agrarian American Populist Party). He is held responsible for creating a political climate leading to the emancipation of the serfs in 1861. Date: circa 1860s
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