Caroline Herschel

Caroline Herschel bio

Birth Name: Caroline Lucretia Herschel

Occupation: Astronomer

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: March 16, 1750

Date Of Death: January 9, 1848

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: German

Caroline Herschel was born on the 16th of March, 1750. She was known for being a Astronomer. German-British astronomer who contributed to the discovery of several comets including the 35P/Herschel-Rigollet comet, which is named after her. She is known as the first woman to be paid for her work in science.

Caroline Herschel was born in Germany. She took singing lessons at a young age and became the principal singer at her brother’s oratorio concerts. She was awarded a Gold Medal from the Royal Astronomical Society in 1828.

Caroline Herschel was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Caroline Herschel was born in 1750s.

Caroline Lucretia Herschel 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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Caroline Herschel’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Caroline Herschel’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Caroline Herschel kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Caroline Herschel was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Caroline Lucretia Herschel
NICKNAME: Caroline



Zodiac Sign: Caroline Herschel was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Caroline Herschel was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: Caroline Herschel had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Caroline Herschel’s birth sign is Pisces and she had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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