Gillis Grafstrom

Gillis Grafstrom bio

Birth Name: Gillis Emanuel Grafström

Occupation: Figure Skater

Place Of Birth: Sweden

Date Of Birth: June 7, 1893

Date Of Death: April 14, 1938

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Swedish

Gillis Grafstrom was born on the 7th of June, 1893. He was popular for being a Figure Skater. Swedish figure skater who won three Olympic gold medals in the 1920s, at the 1920 Antwerp, 1924 Chamonix, and 1928 St. Moritz games.

Gillis Grafstrom was born in Sweden. He won his first Olympic gold medal at the 1920 event at Antwerp despite breaking a skate during the competition. He has a street named after him in Potsdam, Germany, where he died of blood poisoning at the age of 44.

Gillis Grafstrom was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gillis Grafstrom was born in 1890s.

Gillis Emanuel Grafström 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".


Gillis’s Gillis Emanuel Grafström attended Technical University of Berlin, Germany (-1918).


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

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Personal Life

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

Gillis Grafstrom was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Gillis Emanuel Grafström
NICKNAME: Gillis Grafstrom
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Gillis Grafstrom 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: Gillis Grafstrom was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Gillis Grafstrom 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.

Gillis Grafstrom’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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