- NAME: Abbie Hoffman
- OCCUPATION: Civil Rights Activist, Environmental Activist, Anti-War Activist, Journalist
- BIRTH DATE: November 30, 1936
- DEATH DATE: April 12, 1989
- EDUCATION: Brandeis University, University of California, Berkeley
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Worcester, Massachusetts
- PLACE OF DEATH: New Hope, Pennsylvania
- Full Name: Abbott Howard Hoffman
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Abbie Hoffman, American political activist and founder of the Youth International Party (Yippies), was known for his successful media events.
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