James Armistead Lafayette

James Armistead Lafayette bio

Birth Name: James Armistead Lafayette

Occupation: War Hero

Place Of Birth: Virginia

Date Of Birth: December 10, 1760

Date Of Death: August 9, 1830

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

James Armistead Lafayette was born on the 10th of December, 1760. He was best known for being a War Hero. Famous as a Revolutionary War-era spy for the Continental Army, this African-American man kept the Marquis de Lafayette informed about the activities of American traitor Benedict Arnold and British commander Lord Cornwallis.

James Armistead Lafayette was born in Virginia. In the early 1780s, while still a slave, he secured the permission of his master and joined the Continental Army. Upon securing his freedom from slavery in 1787, he changed his surname to Lafayette to honor the Marquis de Lafayette.

James Armistead Lafayette was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James Armistead Lafayette was born in 1760s.

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

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Personal Life

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

James Armistead Lafayette was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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REAL NAME: James Armistead Lafayette
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: James Armistead Lafayette was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: James Armistead Lafayette was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: James Armistead Lafayette had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

James Armistead Lafayette’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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