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Marshall McLuhan

Philosopher of Communication Theory Marshall McLuhan

Profession: Philosopher of Communication Theory


Biography: The medium is the message and the global village; figure and ground media

Born: July 21, 1911
Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: December 31, 1980 (aged 69)
Cause of Death: Died in his sleep

Married Life

  • 1939-08-04 Philosopher of communication theory Marshall McLuhan (28) weds teacher and aspiring actress Corinne Lewis (27)

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