John Greenleaf Whittier

John Greenleaf Whittier bio

Birth Name: John Greenleaf Whittier

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Haverhill

Date Of Birth: December 17, 1807

Date Of Death: September 7, 1892

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Greenleaf Whittier was born on the 17th of December, 1807. He was known for being a Poet. Nineteenth-century American Fireside Poet and abolitionist whose best-known poems include “Snow-Bound” and “The Brewing of Soma.” He also wrote the lyrics to the popular hymn “Dear Lord and Father of Mankind.”

John Greenleaf Whittier was born in Haverhill. He published his first poem in the Newburyport Free Press when he was only eighteen years old. His poems are remembered for their Quaker themes.

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

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John Greenleaf Whittier was born in 1800s.

John Greenleaf Whittier 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 Greenleaf Whittier was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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REAL NAME: John Greenleaf Whittier
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: John Greenleaf Whittier 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 Greenleaf Whittier was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: John Greenleaf Whittier 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 Greenleaf Whittier’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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