Daniel Boorstin

Daniel Boorstin bio

Birth Name: Daniel Boorstin

Occupation: Historian

Place Of Birth: Georgia

Date Of Birth: October 1, 1914

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Daniel Boorstin was born on the 1st of October, 1914. He was popular for being a Historian. 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.

Daniel Boorstin was born in Georgia. 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. 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).

Daniel Boorstin was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Daniel Boorstin 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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Daniel Boorstin was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: Daniel Boorstin
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Daniel Boorstin was a Libra. 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 being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Daniel Boorstin was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Daniel Boorstin had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Daniel Boorstin’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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