Arna Bontemps

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Birth Name: Arna Bontemps

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Louisiana

Date Of Birth: October 13, 1902

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Arna Bontemps was born on the 13th of October, 1902. He was famous for being a Poet. Poet and novelist who was active during the Harlem Renaissance and is famous for works such as The Story of the Negro and God Sends Sunday. He also earned great critical acclaim for his 1936 novel Black Thunder.

Arna Bontemps was born in Louisiana. He studied English and history at California’s Pacific Union College. Upon graduation, he accepted a teaching position at New York City’s Harlem Academy. His lack of substantial income from his literary career forced him to pursue a master’s degree in library science. He subsequently worked in the library of Tennessee’s Fisk University.

Arna Bontemps was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Arna Bontemps was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Arna Bontemps 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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Arna Bontemps was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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Zodiac Sign: Arna Bontemps was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Arna Bontemps was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: Arna Bontemps had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Arna Bontemps’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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