Edward Bernays Birthday, Date of Birth

Edward Bernays

Edward Louis Bernays (; German: [bɛɐ̯ˈnaɪs]; November 22, 1891 − March 9, 1995) was an Austrian-American pioneer in the field of public relations and propaganda, referred to in his obituary as "the father of public relations". Bernays was named one of the 100 most influential Americans of the 20th century by Life. He was the subject of a full length biography by Larry Tye called The Father of Spin (1999) and later an award-winning 2002 documentary for the BBC by Adam Curtis called The Century of the Self.

His best-known campaigns include a 1929 effort to promote female smoking by branding cigarettes as feminist "Torches of Freedom" and his work for the United Fruit Company connected with the CIA-orchestrated overthrow of the democratically elected Guatemalan government in 1954. He worked for dozens of major American corporations including Procter & Gamble and General Electric, and for government agencies, politicians, and non-profit organizations.

Of his many books, Crystallizing Public Opinion (1923) and Propaganda (1928) gained special attention as early efforts to define and theorize the field of public relations. Citing works of writers such as Gustave Le Bon, Wilfred Trotter, Walter Lippmann, and his own double uncle Sigmund Freud, he described the masses as irrational and subject to herd instinct—and outlined how skilled practitioners could use crowd psychology and psychoanalysis to control them in desirable ways.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Sunday, November 22, 1891
Place of Birth
Vienna
Age
129
Star Sign

The November 22, 1891 was a Sunday under the star sign of . It was the 325 day of the year. President of the United States was Benjamin Harrison.

If you were born on this day, you are 129 years old. Your last birthday was on the Sunday, November 22, 2020, 56 days ago. Your next birthday is on Monday, November 22, 2021, in 308 days. You have lived for 47,173 days, or about 1,132,164 hours, or about 67,929,880 minutes, or about seconds.

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22nd of November 1891 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on November 22, 1891

CLUB NEWS AND GOSSIP.

Date: 22 November 1891

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CITY AND SUBURBAN NEWS

Date: 23 November 1891

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CITY AND SUBURBAN NEWS

Date: 22 November 1891

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WHAT ALGERIA COSTS FRANCE.

Date: 22 November 1891

From the London Daily News

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MADAGASCAR'S FORCED LABOR.

Date: 22 November 1891

From the London Daily News

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HOT WATER FOOT WARMERS.

Date: 22 November 1891

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PRINCETON RECEIVES THE NEWS.; THE SYMPATHY OF THE COLLEGE WAS LARGELY WITH THE YALE BOYS.

Date: 22 November 1891

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HUNTING MOTHS IN BOSTON.; NOVEL EMPLOYMENT OF POLICEMEN -- NEWS OF THE HUB.

Date: 22 November 1891

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RACING NEWS AND NOTIONS; CONDITIONS OF THE BROOKLYN AND SUBURBAN HANDICAPS. EACH IS MADE OF A GUARANTEED VALUE OF $25,000 FOR 1892 -- THE FUTURITY OF 1894 AND THE GREAT AMERICAN STAKES OF 1892.

Date: 23 November 1891

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EUROPE'S STATE OF GLOOM; RUSSIA, SOUTH AMERICA, AND SHORT CROPS THE CAUSES. RELUCTANCE OF THE CZAR TO SIGN DECREES -- NO NEWS RECEIVED FROM RUSSIA -- PRINCE GEORGE'S ILLNESS AND THE SUCCESSION.

Date: 22 November 1891

BY THE COMMERCIAL CABLE FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. Copyright, 1891, by the New-York Times. H.F

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