Ann Landers bio

Birth Name: Esther Pauline Friedman

Occupation: Journalist

Place Of Birth: Sioux City

Date Of Birth: July 4, 1918

Date Of Death: June 22, 2002

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Ann Landers was born on the 4th of July, 1918. She was known for being a Journalist. Advice columnist and the twin sister of Abigail Van Buren. Her Ask Ann Landers syndicated column circulated for 56 years.

Ann Landers was born in Sioux City. She worked as a nurse in Chicago. Her real name was Ruth Crowley, but she used a pen name for her column.

Ann Landers was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Esther Pauline Friedman 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".


Ann’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Ann Landers’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ann Landers’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ann Landers kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ann Landers was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Esther Pauline Friedman
NICKNAME: Eppie Lederer, Esther Pauline Friedman Lederer, Esther Pauline Friedman, Ann Landers
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Ann Landers 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: Ann Landers was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Ann Landers 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.

Ann Landers’s birth sign is Cancer and she had a ruling planet of Moon.

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