|Born:||Fereidoun M. Esfandiary|
October 15, 1930
|Died:||July 8, 2000 (aged 69)|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Occupation:||Writer, philosopher, teacher, consultant|
|Genre:||Science fiction, futurology|
|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. Upon his death, the was the first person to be vitrified, rather than frozen, at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation.
FM 2030 Authored a number of books including:
- FM-2030 on Wikipedia
- FM-2030 videos
- "What is the Future of Democracy?" Part One and Part Two (recorded 1984)