George Mason Biography

George Mason University is the largest research university in Virginia and is based in unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, United States, south of and adjacent to the city of Fairfax. Additional campuses are located nearby in Arlington County, Prince William County, and Loudoun County. The university's motto is Freedom and Learning.

The university was founded as a branch of the University of Virginia in 1957 and became an independent institution in 1972. Today, Mason is recognized for its strong programs in economics, law, creative writing, computer science, and business. In recent years, George Mason faculty have twice won the Nobel Prize in Economics. The university enrolls 33,917 students, making it the largest university by head count in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
George Mason
Date of Birth:
December 11, 1725
Astrological Sign:
Sagittarius
Age at Death:
unknown
Marriages
George Mason Timeline
  • 1787-09-12
    American statesman George Mason suggests the addition of a Bill of Rights to the Constitution modeled on previous state declarations, but the motion is defeated
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