Kurt Vonnegut Jr Biography

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was an American writer. His works, such as Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse-Five, and Breakfast of Champions, blend satire, gallows humor, and science fiction. As a citizen, he was a lifelong supporter of the American Civil Liberties Union and a pacifist intellectual, who often was critical of the society that he lived in. He was known for his humanist beliefs and was honorary president of the American Humanist Association.

The New York Times headline at the time of his death called him "the counterculture's novelist." Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Kurt Vonnegut Jr
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Writer, Novelist, Author, Screenwriter, Actor
Religion:
Atheism, Agnosticism
Date of Birth:
November 11, 1922
Astrological Sign:
Scorpio
Date of Death:
April 11, 2007
Age at Death:
84
Cause of Death:
Traumatic brain injury
Marriages
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