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Currently, Johan Galtung is 89 years, 9 months and 22 days old. Johan Galtung will celebrate 90rd birthday on a Saturday 24th of October 2020. Below we countdown to Johan Galtung upcoming birthday.
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Johan Galtung’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.
Johan Galtung was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.
Known for works such as Europe in the Making; Peace By Peaceful Means: Peace and Conflict, Development and Civilization; and Globalizing God: Religion, Spirituality and Peace, this Norwegian-born Sociologist, Mathematician, Historian, Economist, and political scientist is particularly notable for his work in the field of peace and conflict studies.
After earning doctorates in both mathematics and sociology from the University of Oslo, he began teaching at Columbia University in New York City.
In 1959, he founded Oslo, Norway's Peace Research Institute. Several years later, he established the Journal of Peace Research and began heading the Peace and Conflict Studies programs at both the University of Oslo and the University of Hawaii.
His first marriage, to Sociologist and Politician Ingrid Eide, resulted in children named Harald and Andreas. His second marriage, to Fumiko Nishimura, produced two more children: Irene and Fredrik.
He and Swedish author Astrid Lindgren were both recipients of the prestigious Right Livelihood Award.