George Grant

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Birthday
13, 1918
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Sep 27, 1988 (69)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1918
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Sep 27, 1988 (69)

About

One of Canada's most original thinkers. He introduced Red Toryism. He was extremely popular in the late 1960s and 1970s.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Oxford. He became known for his nationalism, political conservatism, and his opinionated takes on technology, pacifism, Christianity, and abortion.

Trivia

His first book was titled Philosophy in the Mass Age in 1959.

Family Life

He was the son of Maude Erskine and William Lawson Grant, who was the principal of Upper Canada College, while George Monro Grant, his paternal grandfather, served as Queen's University's principal.

Associated With

He was influenced by Friedrich Nietzsche.