American agronomistDied when: 95 years 171 days (1145 months)
Star Sign: Aries
dPHERUEuyhdiuaeualkhgubrbgrbauigulhwauirhoncwuaowcrunwnfvruiewfahffwefuufdsiufskhufrhufdsjhifsuhgrhuauhuirteruthugbbruhaoieifhugfjkeiadjfworldwide from starvation.According to Jan Douglas, executive assistant to the president of the World Food Prize Foundation, the source of this number is Gregg Easterbrook's 1997 article "Forgotten Benefactor of Humanity." The article states that the "form of agriculture that Borlaug preaches may have prevented a billion deaths." He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970 in recognition of his contributions to world peace through increasing food supply.
Later in his life, he helped apply these methods of increasing food production in Asia and Africa.