James McCune Smith

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Birth Name: James McCune Smith

Occupation: Doctor

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: April 18, 1813

Date Of Death: November 17, 1865

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Multiracial

Nationality: American

James McCune Smith was born on the 18th of April, 1813. He was popular for being a Doctor. Physician, author and abolitionist who is notable for becoming the first African-American in history to earn a medical degree. He was a member of the American Anti-Slavery Society and used his platform to refute widely-held beliefs about medicine and intelligence in regard to race.

James McCune Smith was born in New York. He was a standout student at the African Free School in Manhattan. The school provided him with the means to travel overseas to attend the University of Glasgow, where he obtained his medical degree in 1837. Despite his vast success in the field of medicine, he was never admitted to the American Medical Association due to racial discrimination.

James McCune Smith was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James McCune Smith 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 McCune Smith was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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Zodiac Sign: James McCune Smith was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: James McCune Smith 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 McCune Smith had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

James McCune Smith’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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