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Jacob Bronowski (1908–1974)

Jacob Bronowski was born on January 18, 1908 in Lódz, Poland, Russian Empire as Jakub Bronowski. He was a writer and producer, known for The New Yorker: Shorts & Murmurs (2015), Insight (1960) and The Ascent of Man (1973). He died on August 22, 1974 in East Hampton, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Insight Writer
(1960)
(1973)
Horizon Himself
(1965)

Filmography

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  The Ascent of Man (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode, 1973) (written by - 1 episode, 1973)
- The Harvest of the Seasons (1973) ... (writer)
- Lower Than the Angels (1973) ... (written by)
 1960/II Insight (TV Series documentary)
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 2017 The New Yorker: Shorts & Murmurs (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Phone (2017) ... (producer)
 1960/II Insight (TV Series documentary) (producer)
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 1960/II Insight (TV Series documentary)
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 1973-1976 Parkinson (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #5.21 (1976) ... Himself (as Dr. Jacob Bronowski)
- Episode #3.10 (1973) ... Himself (as Professor Jacob Bronowski)
 1973 The Ascent of Man (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Presenter
- World Within World (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- The Starry Messenger (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- The Majestic Clockwork (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- The Long Childhood (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- The Ladder of Creation (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
 1965 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
Himself
 1960/II Insight (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Presenter
 1960 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Challenge of the Sixties (1960) ... Himself
 1958-1959 The Brains Trust (TV Series)
Himself - Panellist / Himself
- Episode dated 17 May 1959 (1959) ... Himself - Panellist
- Episode dated 17 August 1958 (1958) ... Himself
 1957 Television Tomorrow (TV Movie)
Himself
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 1976 Forty Years (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

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1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr. Jacob Bronowski | Professor Jacob Bronowski
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Personal Quote:

The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself." [1977] "Dissent is the mark of freedom. And as originality and independence are private needs for the existence of a science, so dissent and freedom are its public needs. The safeguards which it must offer are apparent: free inquiry, free thought, free speech, tolerance. These freedoms of tolerance have never been notable in a ... See more »

Trivia:

Polish born British-American mathematician, philosopher of science, and poet, author of Science and Human Values (1956). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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