George Stephenson bio

Birth Name: George Stephenson

Occupation: Engineer

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: June 9, 1781

Date Of Death: August 18, 1971

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

George Stephenson was born on the 9th of June, 1781. He was best known for being a Engineer. Famous for constructing the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, which was the first public, steam-operated, urban rail system in history, this British engineer is also remembered for his development of the world’s standard 4’8.5″ railway track gauge.

George Stephenson was born in England. In his late teens, he learned to read by taking night school classes and worked by day as a railroad engineer. In the early 21st century, England’s George Stephenson College was dedicated in his honor.

George Stephenson was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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George Stephenson was born in 1780s.

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

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Personal Life

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

George Stephenson was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: George Stephenson
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: George Stephenson was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: George Stephenson was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: George Stephenson had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

George Stephenson’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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