Edward Lear

Edward Lear bio

Birth Name: Edward Lear

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: May 12, 1812

Date Of Death: January 29, 1888

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Edward Lear was born on the 12th of May, 1812. He was best known for being a Poet. British poet, author, and artist remembered for his playful limericks. He is perhaps most famous for “The Owl and the Pussycat,” an 1871 nonsense poem.

Edward Lear was born in England. He was born into a family of twenty-one children. He began suffering in childhood from asthma, seizures, and depression. An artist as well as an author, he created drawings for his debut publication, which was entitled Illustrations of the Family of the Psittacidae, or Parrots.

Edward Lear was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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

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Edward Lear was born in the Year of the Monkey.

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REAL NAME: Edward Lear
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Edward Lear 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: Edward Lear was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Edward Lear 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.

Edward Lear’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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