Benjamin Banneker

Benjamin Banneker bio

Birth Name: Benjamin Banneker

Occupation: Astronomer

Place Of Birth: Baltimore

Date Of Birth: November 9, 1731

Date Of Death: October 9, 1806

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Benjamin Banneker was born on the 9th of November, 1731. He was popular for being a Astronomer. African American scientist who authored a series of almanacs and was known for his knowledge of astronomy.

Benjamin Banneker was born in Baltimore. He grew up on his family’s farm, and studied independently while he worked on the farm. He was a member of the team that surveyed the original border of the District of Columbia.

Benjamin Banneker was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Benjamin Banneker was born in 1730s.

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

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Personal Life

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Benjamin Banneker was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Benjamin Banneker
NICKNAME: Benjamin
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Benjamin Banneker was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Benjamin Banneker was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Benjamin Banneker had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Benjamin Banneker’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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