Arthur Schlesinger Jr.

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Birth Name: Arthur Schlesinger Jr.

Occupation: Historian

Place Of Birth: Columbus

Date Of Birth: October 15, 1917

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Arthur Schlesinger Jr. was born on the 15th of October, 1917. He was best known for being a Historian. Historian, presidential speechwriter, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of books on the presidencies of Andrew Jackson, Harry Truman, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy. His most famous works include The Age of Jackson (1945), The Vital Center: The Politics of Freedom (1949), and A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House (1965).

Arthur Schlesinger Jr. was born in Columbus. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College in 1938. From 1943-45, he served in a spy ring managed by the Office of Strategic Services, a precursor to the CIA. He worked as a special assistant and speechwriter to President John F. Kennedy, and he was later a major supporter of Robert Kennedy’s ill-fated presidential campaign.

Arthur Schlesinger Jr. was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Arthur Schlesinger Jr. 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 Schlesinger Jr. was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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Zodiac Sign: Arthur Schlesinger Jr. 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: Arthur Schlesinger Jr. 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 Schlesinger Jr. 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.

Arthur Schlesinger Jr.’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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