George Gilder

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Birthday
29, 1939
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
29, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
New York

About

A New York-born author and prominent Republican, he is especially known for his bestselling 1981 work, Wealth and Poverty. He also co-founded the non-profit Discovery Institute.

Before Fame

He graduated from Harvard University in 1962. He subsequently edited a Harvard Republican publication.

Trivia

A critic of feminism, he decried the movement in works such as Man and Marriage.

Family Life

His father, Richard Gilder, was killed in a World War II air combat mission. George Gilder had four children with his wife, Nini.

Associated With

He worked as a speech writer for Richard Nixon.