Frank Herbert bio

Birth Name: Frank Patrick Herbert

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Tacoma

Date Of Birth: October 8, 1920

Date Of Death: February 11, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Frank Herbert was born on the 8th of October, 1920. He was famous for being a Novelist. One of the best-selling science fiction writers of all time, he is famous for his Dune saga. He is often classified as a writer in the New Wave literary movement.

Frank Herbert was born in Tacoma. He served in the U.S. Navy and worked as a photographer for six months during World War II. He briefly attended the University of Washington before beginning work for the Oregon Statesman and the Seattle Star. His Dune books are notable for their unique blend of themes and subjects; the works directly or indirectly discuss geology, philosophy, psychology, politics, and religion.

Frank Herbert was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Frank Herbert 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.

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

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Personal Life

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

Frank Herbert was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Frank Patrick Herbert
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



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

Ruling Planet: Frank Herbert 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.

Frank Herbert’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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