Murray Bookchin

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Birthday
14, 1921
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jul 30, 2006 (85)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1921
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jul 30, 2006 (85)

About

Libertarian socialist author, orator, and philosopher who founded the social ecology movement.

Before Fame

He was a part of two youth Communist organizations: the Young Pioneers and the Young Communist League.

Trivia

He defined himself as an anarchist, although he had second thoughts about the apolitical lifestylism of the contemporary anarchist movement in the late 1990s.

Family Life

His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants named Nathan and Rose Bookchin who raised him in New York City.

Associated With

He subscribed to many tenets of Karl Marx's philosophy in his youth.