Margaret Mead

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Birthday
16, 1901
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Nov 15, 1978 (76)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
16, 1901
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Nov 15, 1978 (76)

About

Anthropologist whose reports about the attitudes towards sex in South Pacific and Southeast Asian culture amply informed the 1960s sexual revolution. Despite being a religious woman, she gained controversy for applying notions of human sexuality with western religion.

Before Fame

She separated from Edward Sapir because of his narrow views on gender roles.

Trivia

In 1959 she released the album An Interview With Margaret Mead, which covered the topics of morals and anthropology.

Family Life

She married third husband Gregory Bateson in 1936.

Associated With

She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Jimmy Carter.