James Joyce

James Joyce bio

Birth Name: James Augustine Aloysius Joyce

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Ireland

Date Of Birth: February 2, 1882

Date Of Death: January 13, 1941

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Irish

James Joyce was born on the 2nd of February, 1882. He was known for being a Novelist. Acclaimed Irish modernist author who became known for his incredible command of the English language and for his provocatively complex works of fiction. His famous pieces include Ulysses, Finnegans Wake, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and Dubliners.

James Joyce was born in Ireland. He attended the Jesuit schools in and around Dublin, where he excelled in French, Italian, Latin, and German, as well as in the study of classic literature. In his early twenties, he immigrated to continental Europe, spending time in Switzerland and France. Upon hearing critics call Ulysses profane and vulgar, Joyce responded by saying, “If Ulysses is unfit to read, then life is unfit to live.”

James Joyce was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James Joyce was born in 1880s.

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce 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".


James’s James Augustine Aloysius Joyce attended BA, University College Dublin (1902).


James Joyce’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 Joyce’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

James Joyce was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Augustine Aloysius Joyce
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: James Joyce was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: James Joyce was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: James Joyce had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

James Joyce’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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