Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer bio

Birth Name: Fannie Lou Hamer

Occupation: Civil Rights Leader

Place Of Birth: Mississippi

Date Of Birth: October 6, 1917

Date Of Death: March 14, 1977

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Fannie Lou Hamer was born on the 6th of October, 1917. She was best known for being a Civil Rights Leader. Civil rights leader who played an instrumental role in organizing Mississippi Freedom Summer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in 1964.

Fannie Lou Hamer was born in Mississippi. As a child, she picked cotton on the plantation of E. W. Brandon in Mississippi. She was known for singing Christian hymns, such as “Go Tell It on the Mountain” and “This Little Light of Mine”, during protests and movements in order to bolster the resolve of her fellow activists.

Fannie Lou Hamer was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Fannie Lou Hamer 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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Fannie Lou Hamer’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Fannie Lou Hamer’s parents.

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Oscar Zeta Acosta

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Esther Cooper Jackson

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Yam Ah Mee

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Personal Life

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Fannie Lou Hamer was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Fannie Lou Hamer
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Fannie Lou Hamer was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Fannie Lou Hamer was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Fannie Lou Hamer 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.

Fannie Lou Hamer’s birth sign is Libra and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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