Cornelius Vanderbilt

Cornelius Vanderbilt bio

Birth Name: Cornelius Vanderbilt

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: Staten Island

Date Of Birth: May 27, 1794

Date Of Death: January 4, 1877

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Cornelius Vanderbilt was born on the 27th of May, 1794. He was known for being a Entrepreneur. Nicknamed the Commodore. He amassed an enormous fortune through shipping and railroads.

Cornelius Vanderbilt was born in Staten Island. He dropped out of school at age 11 to work for his father’s ferry business. He was a renowned philanthropist and used part of his fortune to start a famous university that bore his name.

Cornelius Vanderbilt was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Cornelius Vanderbilt was born in 1790s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Cornelius Vanderbilt was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Cornelius Vanderbilt
NICKNAME: Commodore
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Cornelius Vanderbilt was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Cornelius Vanderbilt 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: Cornelius Vanderbilt had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Cornelius Vanderbilt’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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