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Christopher Hitchens
  • Name: Christopher Hitchens
  • Born: 04/13/1949
  • Died: 12/15/2011 (62 years old)

Christopher Eric Hitchens (13 April 1949 – 15 December 2011) was an English-American intellectual, philosopher and social critic who expressed himself as an author, orator, essayist, journalist and columnist. Hitchens was the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of over 30 books, including five collections of essays on culture, politics, and literature. A staple of public discourse, his confrontational style of debate made him both a lauded public intellectual and a controversial public figure. He contributed to New Statesman, The Nation, The Weekly Standard, The Atlantic, London Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, Slate, Free Inquiry, The Spectator and Vanity Fair.

Birth Name: Christopher Eric Hitchens

Awards: Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction, National Magazine Award for Columns, Richard Dawkins Award, Orwell Prize, PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay

School: Balliol College, Oxford

Alias: Christopher Eric Hitchens

Birth Place: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Death Place: Houston, Texas, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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