Basil Zaharoff

Basil Zaharoff bio

Birth Name: Basil Zaharoff

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: Turkey

Date Of Birth: October 6, 1849

Date Of Death: November 27, 1936

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Greek

Basil Zaharoff was born on the 6th of October, 1849. He was popular for being a Entrepreneur. Arms dealer and financier who pioneered fully automatic machine guns and submarines and backed early efforts at flight.

Basil Zaharoff was born in Turkey. He was a tourist guide in Galata and also worked as an arsonist for the Constantinople firefighters who would pay him to set fires at places that could be raided for riches as the buildings burned. He was known for being shrewd and corrupt and didn’t hesitate to sell arms to both nations involved in a war, dispute, or conflict.

Basil Zaharoff was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Basil Zaharoff was born in 1840s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Basil Zaharoff was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Basil Zaharoff
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Basil Zaharoff 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: Basil Zaharoff was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Basil Zaharoff 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.

Basil Zaharoff’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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