Hugo Van Lawick

Hugo Van Lawick bio

Birth Name: Hugo Arndt Rodolf, Baron van Lawick

Occupation: Photographer

Place Of Birth: Netherlands

Date Of Birth: April 10, 1937

Date Of Death: June 2, 2002

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Dutch

Hugo Van Lawick was born on the 10th of April, 1937. He was popular for being a Photographer. Emmy Award-winning Dutch photographer and wildlife filmmaker who popularized the study of chimpanzees and other wild animals through his work.

Hugo Van Lawick was born in Netherlands. He worked as a cameraman for a filmmaking couple after going to Africa in 1959. He was the founder of Nature Conservation Films WW.

Hugo Van Lawick was a Aries and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Hugo Van Lawick was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Hugo Arndt Rodolf, Baron van Lawick is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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

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Personal Life

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

Hugo Van Lawick was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Hugo Arndt Rodolf, Baron van Lawick
NICKNAME: Hugo Arndt Rodolf Baron van Lawick, Hugo Van Lawick
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Hugo Van Lawick 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: Hugo Van Lawick was born in the Year of the Rabbit. 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: Hugo Van Lawick 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.

Hugo Van Lawick’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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