FM-2030

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FM-2030
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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