John Joly

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Birth Name: John Joly

Occupation: Geologist

Place Of Birth: Ireland

Date Of Birth: November 1, 1857

Date Of Death: December 8, 1933

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Irish

John Joly was born on the 1st of November, 1857. He was popular for being a Geologist. Renowned for his pioneering use of radiation therapy to treat cancer, this late 19th and early 20th-century physicist and geologist is also remembered for his groundbreaking radium dating method of investigating geological data.

John Joly was born in Ireland. After earning an engineering degree from Trinity College, Dublin, he began teaching in the college’s Geology and Mineralogy department. Apart from his geological work, he invented the Joly Colour process of color photography.

John Joly was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Joly was born in 1850s.

John Joly 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 Joly’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 Joly’s parents.

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John Joly was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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Zodiac Sign: John Joly was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: John Joly was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: John Joly had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

John Joly’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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