Charles Cros

Charles Cros bio

Birth Name: Émile-Hortensius-Charles Cros

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: October 1, 1842

Date Of Death: August 9, 1888

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: French

Charles Cros was born on the 1st of October, 1842. He was popular for being a Poet. Nineteenth-century French poet, humor writer, and inventor. His poetry collections include Plainte, La Vision du Grand Canal des Deux Mers, and the posthumously-published Le Collier de griffes.

Charles Cros was born in France. He published poems in Renaissance litteraire et artistique, a journal that also featured the work of Verlaine and Mallarme. He thought, based on the light emitted from the planets, that life existed on Mars and Venus. He wanted to invent a huge mirror that would allow communication with extraterrestrials; however, the French government refused to fund this project.

Charles Cros was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Charles Cros was born in 1840s.

Émile-Hortensius-Charles Cros 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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Charles Cros’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Charles Cros’s parents.

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Charles Cros was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: Émile-Hortensius-Charles Cros
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Charles Cros 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: Charles Cros was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Charles Cros 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.

Charles Cros’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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