Lynn Margulis


Birthday March 5, 1938

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace Chicago, IL

DEATH DATE Nov 22, 2011 (73)

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Biologist who discovered the origins of eukaryotic organelles and showed that animals, plants, and fungi all originated from Protists. Her first husband was legendary astronomer Carl Sagan.

Before Fame

She attended the University of Chicago and UC Berkeley.


She was selected to be a apart of the Leonardo DaVinci Society of Thinking in 2010.

Family Life

She had four children with Carl Sagan whom she married in 1957, before later marrying Dr. Thomas N. Margulis.

Associated With

She married Carl Sagan when she was 19 years old.