John Muir

Environmental Philosopher John Muir

Profession: Environmental Philosopher


Biography: Founder of the Sierra Club, a prominent American conservation organization, his activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas.

Born: April 21, 1838
Birthplace: Dunbar, Scotland
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: December 24, 1914 (aged 76)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Married Life

  • 1880-04-14 Philosopher John Muir (41) weds Louisa Strentzel

Historical Events

  • 1892-05-28 Sierra Club formed by John Muir and others in San Francisco, for conservation of nature

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