John Brashear

John Brashear bio

Birth Name: John Brashear

Occupation: Astronomer

Place Of Birth: Pennsylvania

Date Of Birth: November 24, 1840

Date Of Death: April 8, 1920

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Brashear was born on the 24th of November, 1840. He was best known for being a Astronomer. Astronomer who patented instruments for telescopes. He received the Elliott Cresson Medal in 1910 and from 1901 to 1904, he was acting chancellor of the Western University of Pennsylvania, now known as the University of Pittsburgh.

John Brashear was born in Pennsylvania. He grew up star gazing as a teenager and he used to look through telescopes with his grandfather. There are craters on both the moon and on mars that are named in his honor.

John Brashear was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Brashear was born in 1840s.

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

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Personal Life

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John Brashear was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Brashear
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: John Brashear 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: John Brashear 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: John Brashear 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.

John Brashear’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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