Alfred Korzybski

Alfred Korzybski bio

Birth Name: Alfred Korzybski

Occupation: Philosopher

Place Of Birth: Poland

Date Of Birth: July 3, 1879

Date Of Death: March 1, 1950

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Alfred Korzybski was born on the 3rd of July, 1879. He was known for being a Philosopher. Remembered for his foundational work in the philosophical and cognitive science field of general semantics, this early twentieth-century scholar coined the famous phrase “the map is not the territory” to describe his theory that representations of reality do not themselves constitute reality.

Alfred Korzybski was born in Poland. After studying engineering at the Warsaw University of technology, he served in the Russian Army as a World War I-era intelligence officer. He published his debut philosophical work, Manhood of Humanity, in the early 1920s. He founded and headed the Institute of General Semantics, which operated out of Chicago, Illinois, until the mid-1940s, at which point it transferred its headquarters to Lakeville, Connecticut.

Alfred Korzybski was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Alfred Korzybski was born in 1870s.

Alfred Korzybski is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Personal Life

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Alfred Korzybski was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Alfred Korzybski
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Alfred Korzybski was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Alfred Korzybski was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Alfred Korzybski had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Alfred Korzybski’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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