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Born: July 25, 1902

Died: May 21, 1983 (aged 80)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer, author, longshoreman

Bio: Eric Hoffer was an American social writer. He was the author of ten books and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in February 1983. His first book, The True Believer, published in 1951, was widely recognized as a classic, receiving critical acclaim from both scholars and laymen, although Hoffer believed that his book The Ordeal of Change was his finest work.

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