Hyman G. Rickover bio

Birth Name: Hyman G. Rickover

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: Poland

Date Of Birth: January 27, 1900

Date Of Death: July 8, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Hyman G. Rickover was born on the 27th of January, 1900. He was famous for being a Physicist. Born Chaim Godalia Rickover, he is the ‘Father of the nuclear navy,’ who helped the U.S. build its first nuclear submarine. He also convinced the U.S. Navy that ships could be powered by nuclear reactors, and was put him in charge of the project.

Hyman G. Rickover was born in Poland. His family fled Russia during the Russian pogroms of 1905 that killed over 3000 jews and he had to overcome considerable anti-Semitism while studying at the U.S. Naval Academy. Despite spending most of his career advocating for naval nuclear propulsion he commented, towards the end of his career, that if it were up to him he would “sink the all”.

Hyman G. Rickover was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Hyman G. Rickover was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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Personal Life

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Hyman G. Rickover was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Hyman G. Rickover
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Hyman G. Rickover was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Hyman G. Rickover was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Hyman G. Rickover had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Hyman G. Rickover’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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