Gladys Aylward bio

Birth Name: Gladys May Aylward

Occupation: Religious Leader

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: February24, 1902

Date Of Death: January 3, 1970

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Gladys Aylward was born on the 24th of February, 1902. She was known for being a Religious Leader. Famous as the subject of the 1957 book The Small Woman and the 1958 movie The Inn of the Sixth Happiness, this English missionary brought her evangelical brand of Christianity to China during the 1930s and 1940s.

Gladys Aylward was born in England. After working as a maid in her native England, she traveled to Yangcheng, China, where she was initially employed by the government as an enforcer of a newly-passed Chinese law banning the traditional practice of binding girls’ feet. During her time in China (and, later, Taiwan), she established a missionary organization known as The Inn of the Eight Happinesses, worked on behalf of prison reform and opened an orphanage.

Gladys Aylward was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gladys May Aylward 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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Personal Life

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Gladys Aylward was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME:Gladys May Aylward
DEATH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Gladys Aylward was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Gladys Aylward was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Gladys Aylward had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Gladys Aylward’s birth sign is Pisces and she had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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