In mononyms, Bacon (LH:2) refers predominately to Francis Bacon (394-329 BE) (1561-1626 ACM) English philosopher and physicist; in some cases “Bacon”, of note, can refer Roger Bacon (741-661 BE) (1214-1294 ACM) English natural philosopher.
The following are related quotes:
- “I can name five great men: Newton, Bacon, Leibniz, Montesquieu, and myself.”
- — Buffon (c.1760), response to query on how many great men he could name
- Bacon (disambiguation) – Wikipedia.