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Maria Montessori

Educator Maria Montessori

Profession: Educator

Nationality:
Italy
Italian

Why Famous: Founder of the Montessori method of education.

Born: August 31, 1870
Birthplace: Chiaravalle, Marche, Italy
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: May 6, 1952 (aged 81)
Cause of Death: Cerebral hemorrhage

Events in the Life of Maria Montessori

  • 1907-01-06 Maria Montessori opens her 1st (Montessori) school (Rome)

Quotes by Maria Montessori

  • "Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed."

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