An influential American historian, he is known for The Americans trilogy and The Discoverers, both of which emphasized the role of individuals in bringing about significant historical events. He was the 1974 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in history.
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|FULL NAME:||Daniel Boorstin|
|BIRTH DATE:||October 1, 1914|
|AGE:||104 years old|
Daniel Boorstin is a Historian. His father was a prominent Jewish lawyer who defended Leo Frank in a famous court case. His son, Paul Boorstin, became a documentary filmmaker. After graduating from Harvard, he studied at Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship and later earned a law degree from Yale. He subsequently taught at the University of Chicago for nearly three decades.
DID YOU KNOW His early works include The Mysterious Science of the Law (1941), The Lost World of Thomas Jefferson (1948), and The Genius of American Politics (1953).
FACT President Gerald R. Ford nominated him to be the Librarian of Congress.
Currently, Daniel Boorstin is 104 years old. He will celebrate his 105th birthday on a Thursday, October 1st. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Daniel Boorstin’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, Libra’s life pursuit is to be consistent and a secret desire to live an easy, uncomplicated life. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are: cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, avoids confrontations, will carry a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra are Aries, Sagittarius.
Daniel Boorstin was born in the Year of the Tiger. Tiger people are thought to be brave and independent. They’re respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something. This year is the year of the Pig.
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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