Herb Caen

Herb Caen bio

Birth Name: Herbert Eugene Caen

Occupation: Journalist

Place Of Birth: California

Date Of Birth: April 3, 1916

Date Of Death: February 1, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Herb Caen was born on the 3rd of April, 1916. He was known for being a Journalist. A San Francisco columnist who chronicled the city for six decades.

Herb Caen was born in California. He was a police reporter in Sacramento, CA. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his columns and for giving his city a sense of consciousness.

Herb Caen was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Herbert Eugene Caen 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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Herb Caen’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Herb Caen’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Herb Caen was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Herbert Eugene Caen
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Herb Caen 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: Herb Caen was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: Herb Caen 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.

Herb Caen’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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