Jacques-Louis David

Jacques-Louis David bio

Birth Name: Jacques-Louis David

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: August 30, 1748

Date Of Death: December 29, 1825

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: French

Jacques-Louis David was born on the 30th of August, 1748. He was popular for being a Painter. Important French Neoclassical painter whose most famous works included “Oath of the Horatii” from 1784 and “The Death of Marat” from 1793.

Jacques-Louis David was born in France. He was a student at the Royal Academy and desperately wanted to attend the French Academy in Rome. He competed for the art scholarship Prix de Rome five times, but failed to secure it each time. His masterpiece painting ‘The Death of Marat’ depicted the assassination of his famous friend Jean-Paul Marat by Charlotte Corday who was later guillotined for the crime.

Jacques-Louis David was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jacques-Louis David was born in 1740s.

Jacques-Louis David 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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Jacques-Louis David’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jacques-Louis David’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Jacques-Louis David was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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REAL NAME: Jacques-Louis David
NICKNAME: Jacques-Louis
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Jacques-Louis David was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jacques-Louis David was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Jacques-Louis David had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Jacques-Louis David’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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