Ernest Shackleton

Ernest Shackleton bio

Birth Name: Ernest Henry Shackleton

Occupation: Explorer

Place Of Birth: Ireland

Date Of Birth: February 15, 1874

Date Of Death: January 5, 1922

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Irish

Ernest Shackleton was born on the 15th of February, 1874. He was popular for being a Explorer. Irish Antarctic explorer who became a hero without ever accomplishing his dream of crossing the Antarctic.

Ernest Shackleton was born in Ireland. After being forced to return home from the historic Discovery Expedition, he set out to cross the Antarctic from shore to shore. His ship to the South Pole became trapped in ice, and he led his crew on a precarious journey back to safety.

Ernest Shackleton was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ernest Shackleton was born in 1870s.

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

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

Ernest Shackleton was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Ernest Henry Shackleton
NICKNAME: Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir Ernest Shackleton, The Boss
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Ernest Shackleton 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: Ernest Shackleton was born in the Year of the Tiger. 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: Ernest Shackleton 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.

Ernest Shackleton’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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