Abbie Hoffman bio

Birth Name: Abbott Howard Hoffman

Occupation: Civil Rights Leader

Place Of Birth: Worcester

Date Of Birth: November30, 1936

Date Of Death: April 12, 1989

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Abbie Hoffman was born on the 30th of November, 1936. He was popular for being a Civil Rights Leader. Political activist and co-founder of the Youth International Party who was a member of the Chicago Seven, a radical group that upset the 1968 Democrat convention.

Abbie Hoffman was born in Worcester. He organized and led the ‘Liberty House,’ a group dedicated to raising funds for the Civil Rights movement in southern United States, after attaining a B.A. in psychology from Brandeis University. His five year sentence he received for conspiracy and inciting to riot as a result of his role in anti-Vietnam War protests, which were met by a violent police response during the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, was overturned.

Abbie Hoffman was a Sagittarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Abbie Hoffman was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Abbott Howard Hoffman is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Abbie’s Abbott Howard Hoffman attended Worcester Academy, Worcester, MA (1955) and BA, Brandeis University (1959), MA, UC Berkeley.


Abbie Hoffman’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Abbie Hoffman’s parents.

Associated with

Oscar Zeta Acosta

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Esther Cooper Jackson

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Yam Ah Mee

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Abbie Hoffman kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Abbie Hoffman was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Abbott Howard Hoffman
AGE GENERATION:Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN:Sagittarius
DEATH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Abbie Hoffman was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Abbie Hoffman was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Abbie Hoffman had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Abbie Hoffman’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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