As per our current Database, Norman Borlaug has been died on Sep 12, 2009 (age 95).
When Norman Borlaug die, Norman Borlaug was 95 years old.
|Popular As||Norman Borlaug|
|Age||95 years old|
|Born||March 25, 1914 (Cresco, IA)|
Norman Borlaug’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Norman Borlaug was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.
American Biologist and humanitarian whose work producing and promoting hardier strains of cereal crops to feed more people won him the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize. His introduction of the Green Revolution also won him the Congressional Gold Medal.
He joined the Rockefeller foundation in 1944 to work on ways to cultivate wheat in Mexico, a Problem that occupied him for the next 16 years.
His new strains of crops were introduced to great success in developing countries like Pakistan, India and Mexico, where they saved millions from starvation.
He grew up in a small farming town in Iowa, his family raising both cattle and crops.
Madame Curie, who discovered the radioactivity of polonium and radium, also won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to save countless lives.