David Koresh

David Koresh bio

Birth Name: Vernon Wayne Howell

Occupation: Religious Leader

Place Of Birth: Houston

Date Of Birth: August 17, 1959

Date Of Death: April 19, 1993

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

David Koresh was born on the 17th of August, 1959. He was popular for being a Religious Leader. Remembered as the leader and self-proclaimed prophet of a sub-sect of the Branch Davidians, he rose to infamy in 1993 when, raided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, his Waco, Texas compound caught on fire and he and over seventy of his followers perished.

David Koresh was born in Houston. He began his association with the Branch Davidians in 1982. The following year, he pronounced that he was a prophet and began recruiting followers. He was investigated for multiple claims of statutory rape and child abuse.

David Koresh was a Leo and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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David Koresh was born in 1950s. The 1950s is often viewed as "baby boom" and a period of conformity, when young and old alike followed group norms rather than striking out on their own. The 50s were also the beginning of the Space Race, Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement. Discover what happened on this day.

Vernon Wayne Howell is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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

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Personal Life

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

David Koresh was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Vernon Wayne Howell
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation



Zodiac Sign: David Koresh was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: David Koresh 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: David Koresh had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

David Koresh’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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