Dorothea Dix

Dorothea Dix bio

Birth Name: Dorothea Lynde Dix

Occupation: Civil Rights Leader

Place Of Birth: ME

Date Of Birth: April 4, 1802

Date Of Death: July 17, 1887

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Dorothea Dix was born on the 4th of April, 1802. She was popular for being a Civil Rights Leader. American mental health activist credited with the creation of the first American mental asylums. She served as the Superintendent of Army Nurses during the American Civil War.

Dorothea Dix was born in ME. She ran away from home to escape her abusive, alcoholic father at age twelve. Her legacy was honored by the United States Postal Service with the issuing of a Dorothea Dix one cent stamp in 1983.

Dorothea Dix was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Dorothea Dix was born in 1800s.

Dorothea Lynde Dix 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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Dorothea Dix’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Dorothea Dix’s parents.

Associated with

Oscar Zeta Acosta

Civil Rights Leader

Esther Cooper Jackson

Civil Rights Leader

Yam Ah Mee

Civil Rights Leader

Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Dorothea Dix kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Dorothea Dix was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Dorothea Lynde Dix
NICKNAME: Dorothea



Zodiac Sign: Dorothea Dix 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: Dorothea Dix was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Dorothea Dix 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.

Dorothea Dix’s birth sign is Aries and she had a ruling planet of Mars.

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