Farley Mowat

Farley Mowat bio

Birth Name: Farley McGill Mowat

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Belleville

Date Of Birth: May 12, 1921

Date Of Death: May 7, 2014

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Canadian

Farley Mowat was born on the 12th of May, 1921. He was known for being a Novelist. A Canadian writer and environmentalist, he is best known for such novels as People of the Deer (1952) and Never Cry Wolf (1963). His popular works have been translated into more than fifty languages.

Farley Mowat was born in Belleville. He attended the University of Toronto, where he studied biology. Early in his career, he published a nature newsletter entitled Nature Lore. His short story, Eskimo Spring, won the University of Western Ontario’s President’s Medal.

Farley Mowat was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Farley Mowat 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.

Farley McGill Mowat 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".


Farley’s Farley McGill Mowat attended University Of Ontario.


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

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Personal Life

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

Farley Mowat was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Farley McGill Mowat
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Farley Mowat was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Farley Mowat was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Farley Mowat 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.

Farley Mowat’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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