American biologist and humanitarian whose work producing and promoting hardier strains of cereal crops to feed more people won him the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize. His introduction of the Green Revolution also won him the Congressional Gold Medal.
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|FULL NAME:||Norman Borlaug|
|BIRTH DATE:||March 25, 1914|
|AGE:||105 years old|
Norman Borlaug is a Biologist. He grew up in a small farming town in Iowa, his family raising both cattle and crops. He joined the Rockefeller foundation in 1944 to work on ways to cultivate wheat in Mexico, a problem that occupied him for the next 16 years.
DID YOU KNOW His new strains of crops were introduced to great success in developing countries like Pakistan, India and Mexico, where they saved millions from starvation.
FACT Madame Curie, who discovered the radioactivity of polonium and radium, also won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to save countless lives.
Currently, Norman Borlaug is 105 years old. He will celebrate his 106th birthday on a Wednesday, March 25th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Norman Borlaug’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, Aries’ life pursuit is the thrill of the moment and a secret desire to lead the way for others. People of this zodiac sign like taking on leadership roles, physical challenges, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that does not use one’s talents. The strengths of this sign are: courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, honest, passionate, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries are Libra and Leo.
Norman Borlaug 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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