Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs bio

Birth Name: Edgar Rice Burroughs

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Chicago

Date Of Birth: September 1, 1875

Date Of Death: March 19, 1950

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Edgar Rice Burroughs was born on the 1st of September, 1875. He was known for being a Novelist. American writer who most famously created the Tarzan and Barsoom series. He was inducted into The Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2003.

Edgar Rice Burroughs was born in Chicago. He failed the U.S. Military Academy’s entrance examination and began writing when his work in the pencil-sharpening and wholesale businesses could no longer financially support his family. His Barsoom series, set on a dying planet Mars, popularized the genre of the science fiction adventure novel.

Edgar Rice Burroughs was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Edgar Rice Burroughs was born in 1870s.

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

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Personal Life

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Edgar Rice Burroughs was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Edgar Rice Burroughs
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Edgar Rice Burroughs was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Edgar Rice Burroughs 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: Edgar Rice Burroughs 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.

Edgar Rice Burroughs’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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