Jack London

Jack London bio

Birth Name: Jack London

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: San Francisco

Date Of Birth: January 12, 1876

Date Of Death: November 22, 1916

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Jack London was born on the 12th of January, 1876. He was best known for being a Novelist. American author best known for his adventure novels The Call of the Wild and White Fang, as well as for such short stories as To Build a Fire and The Pearls of Parlay. He was also a well-known activist for workers’ rights; his non-fiction work, The People of the Abyss, exposed the terrible working conditions and lives of the London poor.

Jack London was born in San Francisco. He grew up in the San Francisco area, where his passion for literature was encouraged by local librarian and later California Poet Laureate, Ina Coolbrith. In his young adulthood, London began working long days at a local cannery, but was able to borrow money in order to buy his sloop, Razzle-Dazzle, and become an oyster pirate. A mountain in British Columbia and a lake in Russia were named in his honor.

Jack London was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jack London was born in 1870s.

Jack London 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 Jack London attended Oakland High School (Oakland, California).


Jack London’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 London’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Jack London was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jack London
NICKNAME: John Griffith Chaney
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Jack London was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

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

Ruling Planet: Jack London had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Jack London’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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