Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton bio

Birth Name: Edith Wharton

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: January 24, 1862

Date Of Death: August 11, 1937

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Edith Wharton was born on the 24th of January, 1862. She was famous for being a Novelist. American novelist whose best known works include The Age of Innocence (1920), Ethan Frome (1911), and The House of Mirth (1905). Her popular novels, known for their dramatic irony, earned her the Pulitzer Prize and multiple Nobel Prize nominations.

Edith Wharton was born in New York City. She was a successful garden and interior designer. Her first published work, in fact, was an 1897 book called The Decoration of Houses. She was the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize.

Edith Wharton was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Edith Wharton was born in 1860s.

Edith Wharton 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".


Edith’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


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

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Personal Life

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

Edith Wharton was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Edith Wharton
NICKNAME: Edith Wharton
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Edith Wharton was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Edith Wharton was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: Edith Wharton had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Edith Wharton’s birth sign is Aquarius and she had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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