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Cordwainer Smith

Born: Jul 11, 1913

Death: Aug 6, 1966

Birthplace: Milwaukee

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Cordwainer Smith

Date of Birth : Jul 11, 1913
Date of Death : Aug 6, 1966
Birth Place : Milwaukee

Cordwainer Smith was the penname used by American author Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger for his science fiction works. Linebarger was a noted East Asia scholar and expert in psychological warfare. Linebarger also employed the literary pseudonyms "Carmichael Smith", "Anthony Bearden" and "Felix C. Forrest". He died of a heart attack in 1966 at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, at age 53.


  • Writer
  • Soldier
  • Novelist
  • Educator

Also known as

  • Anthony Bearden
  • Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
  • Paul M. A. Linebarger
  • Carmichael Smith
  • Karolman Junghar
  • Felix C. Forrest


  • Genevieve Collins
  • Margaret Snow

Awards Won

  • Tähtivaeltaja Award
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