Jared Diamond

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Birthday
10, 1937
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Boston, MA

About

An American scientist and author, he is best known for popular, science-themed works such as The Third Chimpanzee and The World Until Yesterday. His 1997 book, Guns, Germs, and Steel, won the Pulitzer Prize.

Before Fame

He graduated from Harvard and subsequently received a degree in physiology and biophysics from Trinity College, University of Cambridge.

Trivia

He taught in the geography department at the University of California-Los Angeles.

Family Life

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He had twin sons with his wife Marie.

Associated With

Anne McCaffrey is another famous author from Massachusetts.