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Birth Name: Richard Hofstadter

Occupation: Historian

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: August6, 1916

Date Of Death: October 24, 1970

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Richard Hofstadter was born on the 6th of August, 1916. He was known for being a Historian. Famous American historian, author, and public intellectual of the mid-Twentieth Century. His notable works include The Paranoid Style in American Politics, The Age of Reform, and Anti-Intellectualism in American Life.

Richard Hofstadter was born in New York. He was a member of the Young Communist League when he was in his early twenties. He attended the University of Buffalo, where he studied history and philosophy. He won the Pulitzer Prize twice: first, in 1956, for a book about the populism movement of the 1890s, and again in 1964 for a work on the theme of American intellectualism.

Richard Hofstadter was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Richard Hofstadter 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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Richard Hofstadter was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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REAL NAME:Richard Hofstadter
DEATH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Richard Hofstadter was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Richard Hofstadter was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Richard Hofstadter had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Richard Hofstadter’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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