Ernest Dowson

Ernest Dowson bio

Birth Name: Ernest Dowson

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: August 2, 1867

Date Of Death: February 23, 1900

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Ernest Dowson was born on the 2nd of August, 1867. He was known for being a Poet. English Decadent poet, author, and translator known for such famous lines as “days of wine and roses.” His published works include Dilemmas, Stories and Studies in Sentiment; The Pierrot of the Minute; Cyanara: A Book of Little Verse, and A Comedy of Masks.

Ernest Dowson was born in England. His four-year-old sister attempted to drown him when he was two years old. His poetry contained many quotable lines that were adopted as titles and/or alluded to in works by composer Cole Porter and playwright Eugene O’Neill, among others.

Ernest Dowson was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ernest Dowson was born in 1860s.

Ernest Dowson 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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Ernest Dowson was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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Zodiac Sign: Ernest Dowson was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Ernest Dowson was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Ernest Dowson had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Ernest Dowson’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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