Jack Kerouac bio

Birth Name: Jean-Louis de Kerouac

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Lowell

Date Of Birth: March12, 1922

Date Of Death: October 21, 1969

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Jack Kerouac was born on the 12th of March, 1922. He was famous for being a Novelist. Beat Generation poet and novelist who is known for such works as On the Road, Big Sur, and The Dharma Bums. His literary work covered such topics as spirituality, sexuality, religion, travel, and drugs.

Jack Kerouac was born in Lowell. He played football for New York’s Columbia University. He was discharged from the U.S. Navy after only a week of service.

Jack Kerouac was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jack Kerouac was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Jean-Louis de Kerouac 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".


Jack’s Jean-Louis de Kerouac attended Lowell High School, Lowell, MA (1939), Horace Mann School (1940) and Columbia University.


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

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

Jack Kerouac was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Jean-Louis de Kerouac
NICKNAME:Ti Jean, Jean-Louis, Memory Babe, Jean-Louis Lebris de Kerouac



Zodiac Sign: Jack Kerouac was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Jack Kerouac was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Jack Kerouac had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus 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.

Jack Kerouac’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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