As per our current Database, Gertrude Himmelfarb is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Gertrude Himmelfarb is 100 years, 6 months and 1 days old. Gertrude Himmelfarb will celebrate 101rd birthday on a Tuesday 8th of August 2023. Below we countdown to Gertrude Himmelfarb upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Gertrude Himmelfarb|
|Age||98 years old|
|Born||August 8, 1922 (New York)|
Gertrude Himmelfarb’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.
Gertrude Himmelfarb was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.
A New York-born Historian known for her work on English culture during the Victorian era, she also published books and articles pertaining to contemporary intellectual history. Her scholarly works include The De-Moralization of Society: From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values (1995) and Marriage and Morals Among the Victorians (1986).
She studied at Cambridge and went on to receive her doctorate in 1950 from the University of Chicago. She taught for many years at the City University of New York.
Her publications impressed even those, like Britain's former prime minister, Gordon Brown, who didn't agree with her analyses of British history.
She married Irving Kristol, one of the ideological founders of neoconservatism. She had a son and a daughter.
Her son, william Kristol, founded the conservative magazine The Weekly Standard.