Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce bio

Birth Name: Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Ohio

Date Of Birth: June 24, 1842

Date Of Death: March 28, 1905

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Ambrose Bierce was born on the 24th of June, 1842. He was known for being a Novelist. American fiction author and journalist who is best known for his 1891 short story, “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.” He also famously published a satirical work called The Devil’s Dictionary.

Ambrose Bierce was born in Ohio. When he was fifteen years old, he left home to work for an Ohio newspaper. He went on to serve in the Union Army during several key battles of the American Civil War. He later pursued a writing career in both London and San Francisco. Leaving behind only a letter that read, “As to me, I leave here tomorrow for an unknown destination,” he disappeared forever in 1913. His fate remains a mystery.

Ambrose Bierce was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ambrose Bierce was born in 1840s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Ambrose Bierce was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce
NICKNAME: Dod Grile (pen name)
RELIGION: Agnostic
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Ambrose Bierce was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Ambrose Bierce was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Ambrose Bierce had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Ambrose Bierce’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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