Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe bio

Birth Name: James Francis Thorpe

Occupation: Football Player

Place Of Birth: Oklahoma

Date Of Birth: May 28, 1888

Date Of Death: March 28, 1953

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Multiracial

Nationality: American

Jim Thorpe was born on the 28th of May, 1888. He was known for being a Football Player. Native American star of football, baseball, and the Olympics in the 1910s and 1920s. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963 and the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.

Jim Thorpe was born in Oklahoma. His twin brother died when he was 9. He was stripped of his Olympic medals when it was found that he’d received money for playing semi-professional baseball for two years prior to the Olympics. At the time, only amateur athletes were allowed to compete in the Olympics.

Jim Thorpe was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jim Thorpe was born in 1880s.

James Francis Thorpe 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".


Jim’s James Francis Thorpe attended Carlisle Indian Industrial School.


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

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Personal Life

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

Jim Thorpe was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Francis Thorpe
NICKNAME: Bright Path, James Francis “Jim” Thorpe, James Francis Thorpe, Jim Thorpe, James Thorpe, Wa-Tho-Huk
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Jim Thorpe was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Jim Thorpe was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Jim Thorpe 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.

Jim Thorpe’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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