Derek Humphry





Derek Humphry

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born
in Bath, The United Kingdom
April 29, 1930

gender
male

genre

influences
Death and dying, euthanasia


About this author

Derek Humphry is a British-born American journalist, author and principal founder in 1980 of the Hemlock Society USA and past president of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies, both of which support the notion of decriminalization of voluntary euthanasia. He is the author of Jean's Way and the bestseller Final Exit; he is also the president of the Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization and adviser to the Final Exit Network. He lives in Junction City, Oregon.


Average rating: 3.72 · 439 ratings · 52 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
Final Exit: The Practicalit...
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 364 ratings — published 1991 — 12 editions
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Jean's Way
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1984 — 7 editions
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Freedom to Die: People, Pol...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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The Right To Die: Understan...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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Dying with Dignity: Underst...
3.22 of 5 stars 3.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
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Let Me Die Before I Wake: H...
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1981 — 4 editions
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Lawful Exit: The Limits of ...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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Let Me Die Before I Wake & ...
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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False Messiah: The Story of...
2.33 of 5 stars 2.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1977
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Supplement to Final Exit
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2000
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