Else Holmelund Minarik

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Birth Name: Else Holmelund Minarik

Occupation: Children’s Author

Place Of Birth: Denmark

Date Of Birth: September 13, 1920

Date Of Death: July 12, 2012

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Else Holmelund Minarik was born on the 13th of September, 1920. She was popular for being a Children’s Author. Children’s author who is best remembered for her popular Little Bear books, which sold over six million copies during her lifetime and were adapted into a television series.

Else Holmelund Minarik was born in Denmark. She moved from her native Denmark to the United States when she was four years old. After graduating from Queens College of the City University of New York, she became a journalist. She wrote a popular children’s book entitled No Fighting, No Biting!

Else Holmelund Minarik was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Else Holmelund Minarik was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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Personal Life

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

Else Holmelund Minarik was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Else Holmelund Minarik
DEATH DAY: Thursday



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

Ruling Planet: Else Holmelund Minarik 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.

Else Holmelund Minarik’s birth sign is Virgo and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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