David Rittenhouse

David Rittenhouse bio

Birth Name: David Rittenhouse

Occupation: Astronomer

Place Of Birth: Pennsylvania

Date Of Birth: April 8, 1732

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

David Rittenhouse was born on the 8th of April, 1732. He was best known for being a Astronomer. Astronomer who focused on the planet Venus and taught astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania. He was also the first American to sight Uranus, which he did in 1784.

David Rittenhouse was born in Pennsylvania. He formed a scientific instrument shop when he was 19 years old. He was a member of the American Philosophical Society and he was the first director of the United States Mint, which produces circulating coinage for the United States to conduct its trade and commerce.

David Rittenhouse was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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David Rittenhouse was born in 1730s.

David Rittenhouse 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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David Rittenhouse’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 Rittenhouse’s parents.

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Personal Life

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David Rittenhouse was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: David Rittenhouse
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: David Rittenhouse was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: David Rittenhouse was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: David Rittenhouse had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

David Rittenhouse’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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