James Fenimore Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper bio

Birth Name: James Fenimore Cooper

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: NJ

Date Of Birth: September 15, 1789

Date Of Death: September 14, 1851

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

James Fenimore Cooper was born on the 15th of September, 1789. She was best known for being a Novelist. An American writer known for his historical tales of Indian and frontier life, he is particularly famous for his Leatherstocking series. Cooper’s Leatherstocking hero, Natty Bumppo, was also the protagonist of his best-known novel, The Last of the Mohicans (1826).

James Fenimore Cooper was born in NJ. He served in the U.S. Navy as a midshipman, and the experience influenced many of his novels. He published The Pioneers (the first Leatherstocking book) in 1823. He began attending Yale when he was just thirteen years old, but was expelled from the college for playing a dangerous prank on another student.

James Fenimore Cooper was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James Fenimore Cooper was born in 1780s.

James Fenimore Cooper 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 Fenimore Cooper’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on James Fenimore Cooper’s parents.

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Personal Life

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James Fenimore Cooper was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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REAL NAME: James Fenimore Cooper
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: James Fenimore Cooper 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: James Fenimore Cooper was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: James Fenimore Cooper 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.

James Fenimore Cooper’s birth sign is Virgo and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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