John Hersey bio

Birth Name: John Hersey

Occupation: Journalist

Place Of Birth: China

Date Of Birth: June17, 1914

Date Of Death: March 24, 1993

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Hersey was born on the 17th of June, 1914. He was famous for being a Journalist. American writer and journalist known as one of the first practitioners of New Journalism.

John Hersey was born in China. He wrote articles for Time and Life magazine during World War II. He wrote a 31,000-word article titled Hiroshima documenting the use of the atomic bomb on Japan.

John Hersey was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Hersey was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

John Hersey 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 Hersey’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 Hersey’s parents.

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Personal Life

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John Hersey was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:John Hersey
BIRTH DAY:Wednesday
DEATH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: John Hersey 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: John Hersey was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: John Hersey 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 Hersey’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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