Arthur Eddington

Arthur Eddington bio

Birth Name: Arthur Eddington

Occupation: Astrophysicist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: December 28, 1882

Date Of Death: November 22, 1944

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Arthur Eddington was born on the 28th of December, 1882. He was best known for being a Astrophysicist. Remembered best for his work in the field of astrophysics, Eddington was also responsible for introducing Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity to a wider audience.

Arthur Eddington was born in England. He entered the University of Manchester (then called Owens College, Manchester) at the age of sixteen and later earned advanced degrees from Trinity College, Cambridge University. His numerous honors include the 1924 Henry Draper Medal of the National Academy of Sciences; the 1907 Smith’s Prize; and the French Astronomical Society’s 1928 Prix Jules Janssen.

Arthur Eddington was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Arthur Eddington was born in 1880s.

Arthur Eddington 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 Eddington’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 Eddington’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Arthur Eddington was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Arthur Eddington
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Arthur Eddington 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: Arthur Eddington was born in the Year of the Rabbit. 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: Arthur Eddington 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.

Arthur Eddington’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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