Gordon Gould

Gordon Gould bio

Birth Name: Gordon Gould

Occupation: Person

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: July 17, 1920

Date Of Death: September 16, 2005

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Gordon Gould was born on the 17th of July, 1920. He was famous for being a Person. Scientist who fought for over thirty-eight years for recognition and credit for inventing the laser. He was elected to the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1991.

Gordon Gould was born in New York City. Encouraged by his mother, he grew up learning about the great inventors of the day. He came up with the acronym for ‘light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation’ – or LASER.

Gordon Gould was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gordon Gould was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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

Gordon Gould was born in the Year of the Monkey.

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REAL NAME: Gordon Gould
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Gordon Gould was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Gordon Gould was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Gordon Gould had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Gordon Gould’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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