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Michael Ignatieff

Michael IgnatieffBorn: 12-May-1947
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Politician

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Blood and Belonging

Father: George Ignatieff (Russian emigre, diplomat, b. 16-Dec-1913, d. 10-Aug-1989)
Mother: Alison Grant (Canadian)
Wife: Susan Barrowclough (div., two children)
Son: Theo
Daughter: Sophie
Wife: Zsuzsanna Zsohar (Hungarian, m.)

    High School: Upper Canada College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    University: BA History, University of Toronto (1969)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1975)
    Professor: University of British Columbia (1976-78)
    Scholar: King's College, Cambridge University (1978-84)
    Administrator: Director, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University (2000-05)

    Member of the Canadian Parliament Etobicoke--Lakeshore (2006-)
    The Globe and Mail Journalist (1964-65)
    The Observer Editorial Columnist (1990-93)
    Liberal Party of Canada Leader (2009-11)
    Russian Ancestry

    Antonia and Jane (6-Sep-1991) · Himself

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Author of books:
A Just Measure of Pain: The Penitentiary in the Industrial Revolution, 1750-1850 (1978, history)
The Needs of Strangers (1984, philosophy)
The Russian Album (1987, biography)
Asya (1991, novel)
Blood and Belonging: Journeys into the New Nationalism (1993, travelogue)
Scar Tissue (1993, novel)
The Warrior's Honor: Ethnic War and the Modern Conscience (1997, nonfiction)
Isaiah Berlin: A Life (1998, biography)
Virtual War: Kosovo and Beyond (2000, international affairs)
The Rights Revolution (2000, nonfiction)
Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry (2001, nonfiction)
Empire Lite: Nation Building in Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan (2003, international affairs)
Charlie Johnson in the Flames (2003, novel)
The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror (2004, nonfiction)
True Patriot Love: Four Generations in Search of Canada (2009, nonfiction)

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