John Betjeman bio

Birth Name: John Betjeman

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: August 28, 1906

Date Of Death: May 19, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Dutch

John Betjeman was born on the 28th of August, 1906. He was best known for being a Poet. Twentieth-century British poet and journalist whose works include Summoned By Bells and New Bats In Old Belfries. He was also a founder of the Victorian Society.

John Betjeman was born in England. His family owned a business that produced Victorian-style furniture and household decorations. He became the Poet Laureate of England in 1972, following the 1966 publication of High and Low, his eighth collection of poetry.

John Betjeman was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Betjeman 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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John Betjeman was born in the Year of the Horse.

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REAL NAME: John Betjeman
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: John Betjeman 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: John Betjeman was born in the Year of the Ox. 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: John Betjeman 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.

John Betjeman’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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