George Woodcock

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Birthday
8, 1912
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jan 28, 1995 (82)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
8, 1912
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jan 28, 1995 (82)

About

A Canadian biographer, historian, essayist, critic, poet, and anarchist, he is known for his 1962 work, Anarchism: A History of Libertarian Ideas and Movements. His other publications include The Anarchist Prince, Victoria, and Faces of India: A Travel Narrative.

Before Fame

He was born in Manitoba, Canada, but he lived in England for much of his childhood.

Trivia

He spent the World War II years at an Oregon camp for conscientious objectors.

Family Life

He was the son of Arthur Woodcock and Margaret Lewis. His wife was named Inga.

Associated With

He met the Dalai Lama while doing charity work in Tibet and India.