James Bruce

James Bruce bio

Birth Name: James Bruce

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Scotland

Date Of Birth: December 14, 1730

Date Of Death: November 30, 1791

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Russian

James Bruce was born on the 14th of December, 1730. He was best known for being a Novelist. A Scottish travel writer, he spent time in Ethiopia and North Africa. His most famous work is Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile (1790).

James Bruce was born in Scotland. He attended Edinburgh University, intending to become a lawyer. Eventually, however, he became a wine merchant. In 1754, he began his legendary travels. He spent more than twelve years in Africa.

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

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James Bruce was born in 1730s.

James Bruce 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 Bruce’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 Bruce’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

James Bruce was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Bruce
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: James Bruce 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 Bruce was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: James Bruce 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 Bruce’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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