Harry Nelson Pillsbury

Harry Nelson Pillsbury bio

Birth Name: Harry Nelson Pillsbury

Occupation: Chess Player

Place Of Birth: Somerville

Date Of Birth: December 5, 1872

Date Of Death: June 17, 1906

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Harry Nelson Pillsbury was born on the 5th of December, 1872. He was famous for being a Chess Player. American chess legend whose early death from syphilis prevented him from challenging for the World Championship.

Harry Nelson Pillsbury was born in Somerville. He became a force to be reckoned with just two years after learning the game of chess. In spite of his ill health, he beat American champion Jackson Showalter in 1897 to win the U.S. Chess Championship, a title he held until his death in 1906.

Harry Nelson Pillsbury was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Harry Nelson Pillsbury was born in 1870s.

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

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Personal Life

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Harry Nelson Pillsbury was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Harry Nelson Pillsbury
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Harry Nelson Pillsbury was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

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

Ruling Planet: Harry Nelson Pillsbury had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Harry Nelson Pillsbury’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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