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Carl Sagan

Name: Carl Sagan

AKA: Carl Edward Sagan

Famous as: Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Writer

Date of Birth : 9th Nov 1934

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male

Father: Samuel Sagan

Mother: Rachel Molly Gruber

Siblings: Nick Sagan, Sasha Sagan

Spouses/Partners: Ann Druyan (m. 1981–1996), Linda Salzman Sagan (m. 1968–1981),

Lynn Margulis (m. 1957–1965)

Children: Nick Sagan, Dorion Sagan, Sasha Sagan, Jeremy Sagan, Samuel Sagan

Nationality: United States

Religion: Atheist

Sun Sign: Scorpio

Race: White

Sexual Orientation: Straight

Occupation: Astronomer, Author

Date of death: 20th December 1996

Death Place: Seattle, Washington, U.S.

Cause of death : Cancer

Description: Popular astronomer, host of Cosmos

Founder/Co-Founder: Planetary Society

  • NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal (1977)
  • Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction (1978)
  • Oersted Medal (1990)
  • National Academy of Sciences Public Welfare Medal (1994)

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