Henry Philip Tappan

Henry Philip Tappan bio

Birth Name: Henry Philip Tappan

Occupation: Teacher

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: April 18, 1805

Date Of Death: November 15, 1881

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Henry Philip Tappan was born on the 18th of April, 1805. He was known for being a Teacher. Known for his writings on educational philosophy — specifically, on a German public educational model that he particularly admired — this educational reformer served as first President of the University of Michigan from 1852 to 1863.

Henry Philip Tappan was born in New York. After graduating from Union College (New York) in 1825, he earned a degree from the Auburn Theological Seminary. He later taught philosophy at New York University and received a law degree from Columbia. The regents of the University of Michigan disliked what they perceived as Tappan’s egotism and removed him from the office of university president in 1863.

Henry Philip Tappan was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Henry Philip Tappan was born in 1800s.

Henry Philip Tappan 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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Henry Philip Tappan was born in the Year of the Ox.

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REAL NAME: Henry Philip Tappan
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Henry Philip Tappan was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Henry Philip Tappan was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Henry Philip Tappan had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Henry Philip Tappan’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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