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Commoner, Barry

Born: 1917 AD
Currently alive, at 98 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Activists, Biologists

1917 – Born on May 28th in Brooklyn, New York. American biologist and educator.

1941 – Earned his PhD in Biology at Harvard University.

1947 – Barry Commoner is a Professor of plant physiology and chairman of the Department of Botany at Washington University.

         – Director of Washington University’s Center for the Biology of Natural Systems.

1966-1979 – Author of the books, Science and Survival, The Closing Circle: Nature, Man, and Technology, The Poverty of Power: Energy and the Economic Crisis and The Politics of Energy.

1980 – United States Presidential candidate for the Citizens Party.

1981 – A professor at Queens College, New York.

1990 – Wrote the book, Making Peace with the Planet.