Henri Rousseau

Henri Rousseau bio

Birth Name: Henri Rousseau

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Laval

Date Of Birth: May 21, 1844

Date Of Death: September 2, 1910

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: French

Henri Rousseau was born on the 21st of May, 1844. He was best known for being a Painter. Post-Impressionist painter known for his lush, exotic jungle scenes. Known for his embrace of the Naïve or Primitive styles. His final painting was “The Dream” from 1910.

Henri Rousseau was born in Laval. He worked as a lawyer before devoting himself to his artistic career. He was also a toll collector. He would not be recognized as a self-taught innovator until late in life. His painting, “The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope,” inspired artists such as Henri Matisse .

Henri Rousseau was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Henri Rousseau was born in 1840s.

Henri Rousseau 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".


Henri’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


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

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Personal Life

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

Henri Rousseau was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Henri Rousseau
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Henri Rousseau was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Henri Rousseau was born in the Year of the Tiger. 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: Henri Rousseau had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Henri Rousseau’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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