Carter G. Woodson

Carter G. Woodson bio

Birth Name: Carter G. Woodson

Occupation: Historian

Place Of Birth: Virginia

Date Of Birth: December 19, 1875

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Carter G. Woodson was born on the 19th of December, 1875. He was best known for being a Historian. African American author, historian, and journalist who founded the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. He became known as “The Father of Black History.”

Carter G. Woodson was born in Virginia. He worked as a miner while he studied part time. He later attended Berea College in Kentucky where he obtained a Bachelor of Literature degree. He created “Negro History Week” in 1926 and it later grew into Black History Month in February.

Carter G. Woodson was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Carter G. Woodson was born in 1870s.

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

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Personal Life

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Carter G. Woodson was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: Carter G. Woodson
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius



Zodiac Sign: Carter G. Woodson was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Carter G. Woodson was born in the Year of the Tiger. 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: Carter G. Woodson had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Carter G. Woodson’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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