Jean de Brunhoff

Jean de Brunhoff bio

Birth Name: Jean de Brunhoff

Occupation: Children’s Author

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: December 9, 1899

Date Of Death: October 16, 1937

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: French

Jean de Brunhoff was born on the 9th of December, 1899. He was best known for being a Children’s Author. French illustrator, children’s book author, and creator of the popular Babar series. The seven Babar books focus on the adventures of a young elephant.

Jean de Brunhoff was born in France. He served in World War I and later studied at Paris’s Academie de la Grande Chaumiere. He died of tuberculosis at the young age of thirty-seven.

Jean de Brunhoff was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jean de Brunhoff was born in 1890s.

Jean de Brunhoff 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".


Jean’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Jean de Brunhoff’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jean de Brunhoff’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Jean de Brunhoff was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jean de Brunhoff
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Jean de Brunhoff 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: Jean de Brunhoff was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Jean de Brunhoff 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.

Jean de Brunhoff’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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