John Knowles

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Birth Name: John Knowles

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Fairmont

Date Of Birth: September 16, 1926

Date Of Death: November 29, 2001

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Knowles was born on the 16th of September, 1926. He was best known for being a Novelist. A twentieth-century American author, he is best known for his 1959 novel, A Separate Peace. He won both the William Faulkner Award and the Rosenthal Award of the National Institute of Arts and Letters.

John Knowles was born in Fairmont. He graduated from Yale University in 1949. During World War II, he served with the U.S. Army Air Forces. His novel, A Separate Peace, was based on his experience as a student at the prestigious Phillips Exeter Academy.

John Knowles was a Virgo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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John Knowles was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

John Knowles is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Personal Life

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John Knowles was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: John Knowles
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: John Knowles 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 Knowles was born in the Year of the Rabbit. 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 Knowles 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 Knowles’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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