Frank Hornby bio

Birth Name: Frank Hornby

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth:May 15, 1863

Date Of Death: September 21, 1936

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown


Frank Hornby was born on the 15th of May, 1863. He was popular for being a Entrepreneur. With no formal engineering training, he devised three of the most popular toys in Britain: Meccano, Dinky Toys, and Hornby Model Railways.

Frank Hornby was born in England. He left school at age of 15 to work as a cashier. He debuted Meccano Magazine in 1916.

Frank Hornby was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Frank Hornby was born in 1860s.

Frank Hornby 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 Hornby’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 Hornby’s parents.

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Frank Hornby was born in the Year of the Pig.

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Zodiac Sign: Frank Hornby 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: Frank Hornby was born in the Year of the Rat. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Frank Hornby 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 Hornby’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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