Norman Borlaug

Norman Borlaug bio

Birth Name: Norman Ernest Borlaug

Occupation: Biologist

Place Of Birth: IA

Date Of Birth: March 25, 1914

Date Of Death: September 12, 2009

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Norman Borlaug was born on the 25th of March, 1914. He was best known for being a Biologist. 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.

Norman Borlaug was born in IA. 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. His new strains of crops were introduced to great success in developing countries like Pakistan, India and Mexico, where they saved millions from starvation.

Norman Borlaug was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Norman Borlaug was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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Personal Life

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

Norman Borlaug was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Norman Ernest Borlaug
NICKNAME: Norman Ernest Borlaug, Norman Borlaug
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Norman Borlaug was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Norman Borlaug was born in the Year of the Rabbit. 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: Norman Borlaug had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Norman Borlaug’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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