Poul Anderson is best known as Novelist who has born on November 25, 1926 in Bristol, PA. Currently, Poul Anderson is 95 years, 0 months and 11 days old. Poul Anderson will celebrate 96th birthday on Friday, 25th of November 2022. Below the countdown to Poul Anderson upcoming birthday.
A prolific science-fiction and fantasy writer, he grounded his books in real-world science and won seven Hugo Awards and three Nebula Awards. His popular works include the Time Patrol books, the Tomorrow's Children series, and the Technic Civilization Saga.
He earned a degree in physics from the University of Minnesota. He published his first science fiction work, Tomorrow's Children, in 1947.
The theme of many of his works, human "Technic Civilization," had its origins in the events of the European Age of Exploration.
He was born in Bristol, Pennsylvania, to an American engineer father and a mother of Scandinavian descent. He married Karen Kruse in 1953 and welcomed a daughter, Astrid, the following year.
The situations in his works of fiction often mirror real-world events. For example, his description of a futuristic society's conflict over a territory is not unlike the real-world conflict faced by David Ben-Gurion's Israel.
Poul Anderson is 95 years old today.
Poul Anderson was born on November 25, 1926 in Bristol, PA.
Poul Anderson zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Poul Anderson was best known as Novelist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Poul Anderson's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1970||In Japan, author Yukio Mishima and one compatriot commit ritualistic seppuku after an unsuccessful coup attempt.|
|1973||Georgios Papadopoulos, head of the military Regime of the Colonels in Greece, is ousted in a hardliners' coup led by Brigadier General Dimitrios Ioannidis.|
|1975||Suriname gains independence from the Netherlands.|
|1977||Former Senator Benigno Aquino, Jr., is found guilty by the Philippine Military Commission No. 2 and is sentenced to death by firing squad. He is later assassinated in 1983.|
|1981||Pope John Paul II appoints Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (the future Pope Benedict XVI) Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.|
|1984||Thirty-six top musicians gather in a Notting Hill studio and record Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas?" in order to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia.|
|1986||Iran-Contra affair: U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese announces that profits from covert weapons sales to Iran were illegally diverted to the anti-communist Contra rebels in Nicaragua.|
|1986||The King Fahd Causeway is officially opened in the Persian Gulf.|
|1987||Typhoon Nina pummels the Philippines with category 5 winds of 165 mph and a surge that destroys entire villages. At least 1,036 deaths are attributed to the storm.|
|1992||The Federal Assembly of Czechoslovakia votes to split the country into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, with effect from January 1, 1993.|
|1996||An ice storm strikes the central U.S., killing 26 people. A powerful windstorm affects Florida and winds gust over 90 mph, toppling trees and flipping trailers.|
|1999||A 5-year-old Cuban boy, Elian Gonzalez, is rescued by fishermen while floating in an inner tube off the Florida coast.|
|2000||The 2000 Baku earthquake, with a Richter magnitude of 7.0, leaves 26 people dead in Baku, Azerbaijan, and becomes the strongest earthquake in the region in 158 years.|
|2008||Cyclone Nisha strikes northern Sri Lanka, killing 15 people and displacing 90,000 others while dealing the region the highest rainfall in nine decades.|
|2009||Jeddah floods: Freak rains swamp the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, during an ongoing Hajj pilgrimage. Three thousand cars are swept away and 122 people perish in the torrents, with 350 others missing.|
|1985||The birth of Remona Fransen, Dutch pentathlete|
|1986||The birth of Katie Cassidy, American actress|
|1986||The birth of Craig Gardner, English footballer|
|1988||The birth of Nodar Kumaritashvili, Georgian luger (d. 2010)|
|1988||The birth of Jay Spearing, English footballer|
|1989||The birth of Tom Dice, Belgian singer-songwriter|
|1990||The birth of Rye Rye, American rapper, dancer, and actress|
|1990||The birth of Everton Heleno dos Santos, Brazilian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Kyler Fackrell, American football player|
|1991||The birth of Jamie Grace, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress|
|1991||The birth of Philipp Grubauer, German ice hockey player|
|1991||The birth of Luca Tremolada, Italian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Kevin Woo, American-South Korean singer and dancer|
|1992||The birth of Ana Bogdan, Romanian tennis player|
|1993||The birth of Danny Kent, English motorcycle racer|
|2013||The death of Bill Foulkes, English footballer and manager (b. 1932)|
|2013||The death of Chico Hamilton, American drummer and bandleader (b. 1921)|
|2013||The death of Egon Lánský, Czech journalist and politician (b. 1934)|
|2013||The death of Al Plastino, American author and illustrator (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of Irvin J. Borowsky, American publisher and philanthropist (b. 1924)|
|2014||The death of Sitara Devi, Indian dancer, and choreographer (b. 1920)|
|2014||The death of Petr Hapka, Czech composer and conductor (b. 1944)|
|2014||The death of Denham Harman, American biogerontologist and academic (b. 1916)|
|2015||The death of O'Neil Bell, Jamaican boxer (b. 1974)|
|2015||The death of Jeremy Black, English admiral (b. 1932)|
|2015||The death of Svein Christiansen, Norwegian drummer and composer (b. 1941)|
|2015||The death of Lennart Hellsing, Swedish author and translator (b. 1919)|
|2015||The death of Elmo Williams, American director, producer, and editor (b. 1913)|
|2016||The death of Fidel Castro, Communist leader of Cuba, and revolutionary (b. 1926)|
|2016||The death of Ron Glass, American actor (b. 1945)|
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