Edward Said bio

Birth Name: Edward Said

Occupation: Philosopher

Place Of Birth: Jerusalem

Date Of Birth: November 1, 1935

Date Of Death: September 24, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Edward Said was born on the 1st of November, 1935. He was famous for being a Philosopher. Professor of philosophy, notable academic, literary theorist, and public intellectual. He pioneered critical theory and post-colonialism.

Edward Said was born in Jerusalem. He lived between Jerusalem and Egypt until he was 12 years old. He attended Princeton and Harvard University. His most popular book was Orientalism from 1978, which explored how The West viewed The East.

Edward Said was a Scorpio and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Edward Said was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Edward Said is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Edward Said’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 Said’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Edward Said kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Edward Said was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Edward Said
RELIGION: Christian
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Edward Said was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

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

Edward Said’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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