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'''FM 2030''' (Fereidoun M. Esfandiary) was a Belgian-born American-Iranian Futurist, Philosopher and Transhumanist. He was also an Athlete, Author, Consultant and Teacher.<ref>[http://www.nytimes.com/2000/07/11/us/futurist-known-as-fm-2030-is-dead-at-69.html New York Times obituary]</ref>
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! style="border: 0px solid black; padding: 0px;" | '''Born''':
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|Fereidoun M. Esfandiary<br>October 15, 1930<br>Brussels, Belgium
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! style="border: 0px solid black; padding: 0px; background: #efefef" |'''Died''':
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|July 8, 2000 (aged 69)<br>New York City, New York, U.S.
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! style="border: 0px solid black; padding: 0px; " |'''Occupation''':
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|Writer, philosopher, teacher, consultant
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|Iranian-American
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|Science fiction, futurology
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! style="border: 0px solid black; padding: 0px; background: #efefef;" |'''Literary movement''':
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|[[Transhumanism]]
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|''Are you a Transhuman?''
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'''FM 2030''' (born Fereidoun M. Esfandiary, Persian: فریدون اسفندیاری‎) was a Belgian-born American-Iranian futurist, philosopher and [[transhumanist]] born October 15, 1930 in Brussels. He was also an athlete, author, consultant and teacher. He became notable as a transhumanist with the book Are You a Transhuman?: Monitoring and Stimulating Your Personal Rate of Growth in a Rapidly Changing World, published in 1989.<ref>Are You a Transhuman?: Monitoring and Stimulating Your Personal Rate of Growth in a Rapidly Changing World (1989) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:BookSources/0-446-38806-8 ISBN 0-446-38806-8]</ref><ref>[http://www.nytimes.com/2000/07/11/us/futurist-known-as-fm-2030-is-dead-at-69.html New York Times obituary]</ref> Upon his death, the was the first person to be vitrified, rather than frozen, at the [[Alcor Life Extension Foundation]].<ref>[http://www.alcor.org/cryonics/cryonics2000-4.pdf A Tribute to FM-2030]</ref>
  
 
== Books ==
 
== Books ==

Revision as of 09:00, 5 March 2018

FM-2030
FM2030.jpg
Born: Fereidoun M. Esfandiary
October 15, 1930
Brussels, Belgium
Died: July 8, 2000 (aged 69)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation: Writer, philosopher, teacher, consultant
Nationality: Iranian-American
Genre: Science fiction, futurology
Literary movement: Transhumanism
Notable works: Are you a Transhuman?

FM 2030 (born Fereidoun M. Esfandiary, Persian: فریدون اسفندیاری‎) was a Belgian-born American-Iranian futurist, philosopher and transhumanist born October 15, 1930 in Brussels. He was also an athlete, author, consultant and teacher. He became notable as a transhumanist with the book Are You a Transhuman?: Monitoring and Stimulating Your Personal Rate of Growth in a Rapidly Changing World, published in 1989.[1][2] Upon his death, the was the first person to be vitrified, rather than frozen, at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation.[3]

Books

FM 2030 Authored a number of books including:

External Links

References

  1. Are You a Transhuman?: Monitoring and Stimulating Your Personal Rate of Growth in a Rapidly Changing World (1989) ISBN 0-446-38806-8
  2. New York Times obituary
  3. A Tribute to FM-2030