Gerard Manley Hopkins

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Birth Name: Gerard Manley Hopkins

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: July 28, 1844

Date Of Death: July 8, 1889

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Gerard Manley Hopkins was born on the 28th of July, 1844. He was known for being a Poet. Victorian poet and Jesuit priest known for his poetic experimentation with rhythm and imagery. His poems include “Pied Beauty,” “The May Magnificat,” “As Kingfishers Catch Fire,” and “The Caged Skylark.”

Gerard Manley Hopkins was born in England. He was the oldest of nine children born to Catherine and Manley Hopkins. His poetry frequently contains a metrical innovation known as “sprung rhythm.”

Gerard Manley Hopkins was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gerard Manley Hopkins was born in 1840s.

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

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Gerard Manley Hopkins was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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Zodiac Sign: Gerard Manley Hopkins was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Gerard Manley Hopkins was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Gerard Manley Hopkins had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Gerard Manley Hopkins’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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