Socrates was a classical Greek philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher, of the western ethical tradition of thought. Wikipedia
Died: 399 BC, Classical Athens
Cause of death: Sentenced to death by drinking hemlock
Notable ideas: Socratic method, Socratic irony, I know that I know nothing
An unexamined life is not worth living.
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.