Category: 26 March

26 March: Remembering Prokop Diviš on Birthday

Prokop Diviš (26 March 1698 – 21 December 1765) was a Czech Catholic priest, theologian, and natural scientist. He is best known for his invention of the atmospheric electrostatic machine, a device that generated static electricity from the atmosphere, and his research on electricity and meteorology.

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26 March: Remembering Sanmao on Birthday

Sanmao (26 March 1943 – 4 January 1991) was a Taiwanese writer and adventurer who gained popularity in the 1970s and 1980s for her autobiographical works chronicling her travels and experiences in different parts of the world. Her writing was characterized by its honesty, humor, and a deep understanding of human nature. Her real name was  Echo Chen Ping.

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