Mircea Eliade

Mircea Eliade

Born: March 13, 1907

Died: April 22, 1986


Occupation: Historian, philosopher, journalist, essayist, novelist

Biography: Mircea Eliade was a Romanian historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, and professor at the University of Chicago. He was a leading interpreter of religious experience, who established paradigms in religious studies that persist to this day.