Terence McKenna

Terence McKenna bio

Birth Name: Terence McKenna

Occupation: Philosopher

Place Of Birth: CO

Date Of Birth: November 16, 1946

Date Of Death: April 3, 2000

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Terence McKenna was born on the 16th of November, 1946. He was best known for being a Philosopher. American philosopher and ethnobotanist who developed the ideas of Novelty Theory and Machine Elf.

Terence McKenna was born in CO. He studied at the University of California, Berkeley, and began studying psychedelic literature around 1963. He held lectures on psychedelic substances during the 1980s. He was inspired by The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell by Aldous Huxley .

Terence McKenna was a Scorpio and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Terence McKenna was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Terence McKenna is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Terence’s Terence McKenna attended University of California, Berkely.


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

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Personal Life

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

Terence McKenna was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Terence McKenna
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Terence McKenna was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Terence McKenna was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Terence McKenna had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Terence McKenna’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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