Arthur Koestler bio

Birth Name: Arthur Koestler

Occupation: Philosopher

Place Of Birth: Austria

Date Of Birth: September 5, 1905

Date Of Death: March 3, 1983

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Hungarian

Arthur Koestler was born on the 5th of September, 1905. He was popular for being a Philosopher. Hungarian-British author and journalist who was not allowed by the Soviet authorities to publish his book on the Soviet Five-Year Plan.

Arthur Koestler was born in Austria. He studied engineering at Vienna Polytechnic University. He became a member of the Communist Party of Germany, but he resigned in 1938. He came to international renown for his anti-totalitarian novel Darkness at Noon in 1940.

Arthur Koestler was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Arthur Koestler was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Arthur Koestler 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 Koestler’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 Koestler’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Arthur Koestler was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Arthur Koestler
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Arthur Koestler was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Arthur Koestler was born in the Year of the Ox. 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 Koestler had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Arthur Koestler’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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