Hesba Stretton

Hesba Stretton bio

Birth Name: Hesba Stretton

Occupation: Children’s Author

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: July 27, 1832

Date Of Death: October 8, 1911

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Hesba Stretton was born on the 27th of July, 1832. She was famous for being a Children’s Author. One of the most popular Evangelical authors of the 19th century, she wrote children’s books and taught religion and morality. She is best known for her 1866 work, Jessica’s First Prayer.

Hesba Stretton was born in England. She had little formal education, but she did briefly attend the Old Hall, a school in her hometown. Later, she aided impoverished and homeless children in Manchester, England; this experience inspired many of her literary works. She helped raise awareness throughout England about the plight of slum children. She also contributed to a body of Victorian literature that featured child street urchin characters.

Hesba Stretton was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Hesba Stretton was born in 1830s.

Hesba Stretton 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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Hesba Stretton’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Hesba Stretton’s parents.

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Hesba Stretton was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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Zodiac Sign: Hesba Stretton was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Hesba Stretton 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: Hesba Stretton had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Hesba Stretton’s birth sign is Leo and she had a ruling planet of Sun.

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