Otto Neurath

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Otto Neurath
Otto Neurath in 1919
Born(1882-12-10)10 December 1882
Died22 December 1945(1945-12-22) (aged 56)
Occupation(s)Philosopher, sociologist, economist
Known forFounder of Vienna Circle

Otto Neurath (December 10, 1882 – December 22, 1945) was an Austrian philosopher and member of the Vienna Circle. He wrote books in Basic English. In 1936 Charles Kay Ogden commissioned Otto and his wife Marie Neurath to produce International Picture Language as part of a series of eight books in Basic English.