Douglas Southall Freeman

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Birth Name: Douglas Southall Freeman

Occupation: Historian

Place Of Birth: Virginia

Date Of Birth: May 16, 1886

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Douglas Southall Freeman was born on the 16th of May, 1886. He was famous for being a Historian. An American historian, author, and Pulitzer Prize recipient, he is best known for his biographies of George Washington and Robert E. Lee. He also had a three-decade-long career as editor of The Richmond News Leader.

Douglas Southall Freeman was born in Virginia. He earned a Ph.D. in History from Johns Hopkins University when he was just twenty-two years old. He was one of the foremost experts on the history of the Confederacy and wrote numerous books on the subject.

Douglas Southall Freeman was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Douglas Southall Freeman was born in 1880s.

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

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Douglas Southall Freeman was born in the Year of the Dog.

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Zodiac Sign: Douglas Southall Freeman was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Douglas Southall Freeman was born in the Year of the Tiger. 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: Douglas Southall Freeman 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.

Douglas Southall Freeman’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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