Iris Murdoch

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Birth Name: Iris Murdoch

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Dublin

Date Of Birth: July 15, 1919

Date Of Death: February 8, 1999

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Iris Murdoch was born on the 15th of July, 1919. She was popular for being a Novelist. A twentieth-century Irish-born novelist who wrote about timeless themes such as good vs. evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the unconscious, her best known works include Under the Net (1954), An Unofficial Rose (1962), An Accidental Man (1971), The Unicorn (1963), and The Black Prince (1973).

Iris Murdoch was born in Dublin. She studied philosophy at Oxford and Cambridge. She published her debut novel, Under the Net, in 1954. Her 1974 novel, The Sacred and Profane Love Machine, won the Whitbread Literary Award. In addition to fiction, she wrote plays, philosophical works, and poetry.

Iris Murdoch was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Iris Murdoch was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Iris Murdoch 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".


Iris’s Iris Murdoch attended
Somerville College, Oxford University (1938-42).


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

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Iris Murdoch was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME: Iris Murdoch
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Iris Murdoch was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Iris Murdoch was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Iris Murdoch had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Iris Murdoch’s birth sign is Cancer and she had a ruling planet of Moon.

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