Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke bio

Birth Name: Arthur C. Clarke

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: December 16, 1917

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Arthur C. Clarke was born on the 16th of December, 1917. He was known for being a Novelist. British author whose short story, “The Sentinel,” inspired the famous, Stanley Kubrick-directed science fiction film, 2001: A Space Odyssey. His other works include The City and the Stars, Rendezvous with Rama, and The Fountains of Paradise.

Arthur C. Clarke was born in England. He grew up on a farm, and as a boy loved star-gazing and reading science fiction pulp magazines. In 1948, he graduated from King’s College London with a bachelor of science degree. He moved to Sri Lanka due to his interest in scuba diving.

Arthur C. Clarke was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Arthur C. Clarke was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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

Arthur C. Clarke was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Arthur C. Clarke
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius



Zodiac Sign: Arthur C. Clarke was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Arthur C. Clarke was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Arthur C. Clarke had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Arthur C. Clarke’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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