About the Author
He was a successful investment advisor for 30 years. He first achieved fame in the 1970s when he wrote a series of investment books that showed Americans how to protect themselves from the recessions and inflation produced by the U.S. governments monetary policy. He foresaw the dollar devaluations and the rise in previous metals prices, and he showed investors how to profit from these events. His first two investment books, How You Can Profit from the Coming Devaluation and You Can Profit from a Monetary Crisis, were New York Times bestsellers.
He wrote a total of 8 investment books, including Fail-Safe Investing, his final investment book, which was published in 1999.
In 1973 he wrote How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World, a self-help book that shows individuals how achieve happiness and success by taking responsibility for their own lives. The book remains in demand today, almost three decades later.
In all, he has written 11 books that have sold more than 2 million copies.
He has been a popular public speaker since the 1960s, and has appeared on hundreds of national and local radio and television shows, in addition to hosting his own syndicated radio show.
In 1996 he was the Presidential candidate of the Libertarian Party. During the campaign, he traveled to 38 states and appeared on over a thousand radio and television programs. His approach to smaller government was praised in dozens of newspaper editorials and political columns. He won numerous Internet preference polls, and was endorsed for president by over a hundred radio talk show hosts, journalists, and publications.
His 1996 campaign book, Why Government Doesnt Work, spoke to Americans who felt frustrated by big government. It is still in print.
He is the Libertarian Candidate for President of the United States for the year 2000. See: http://HarryBrowne2000.org
He has a grown daughter, Autumn, and in 1985 he married the former Pamela Lanier Wolfe. His main non-professional interests are classical music, opera, good food and wine, sports, television, and fiction.