Herman Kahn, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Herman Kahn

American futurist

Date of Birth: 15-Feb-1922

Place of Birth: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States

Date of Death: 07-Jul-1983

Profession: mathematician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Herman Kahn

  • Herman Kahn (February 15, 1922 ÔÇô July 7, 1983) was a founder of the Hudson Institute and one of the preeminent futurists of the latter part of the twentieth century.
  • He originally came to prominence as a military strategist and systems theorist while employed at the RAND Corporation.
  • He became known for analyzing the likely consequences of nuclear war and recommending ways to improve survivability, making him one of the historical inspirations for the title character of Stanley Kubrick's classic black comedy film satire Dr.
  • Strangelove.His theories contributed heavily to the development of the nuclear strategy of the United States.

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