Alexander Parkes

Alexander Parkes bio

Birth Name: Alexander Parkes

Occupation: Chemist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: December 29, 1813

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: English

Alexander Parkes was born on the 29th of December, 1813. He was popular for being a Chemist. English chemist who created the world’s first plastic, which he called Parkesine. By the end of his career he held at least 66 patents on processes and products related to plastic.

Alexander Parkes was born in England. He served as an apprentice to brass founders. He introduced his plastic material at an international exhibition and was able to predict many uses for the new material that are in line with how we use plastic today.

Alexander Parkes was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Alexander Parkes was born in 1810s.

Alexander Parkes is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Alexander Parkes’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Alexander Parkes’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Alexander Parkes kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Alexander Parkes was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Alexander Parkes
NICKNAME: Alexander
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Alexander Parkes was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Alexander Parkes was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Alexander Parkes had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Alexander Parkes’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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