John Leech

John Leech bio

Birth Name: John Leech

Occupation: Cartoonist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: August 29, 1817

Date Of Death: October 29, 1864

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

John Leech was born on the 29th of August, 1817. He was best known for being a Cartoonist. Famous London-born illustrator. He is perhaps most remembered for penning Pickwick Papers, a hugely popular cartoon of the 1800s.

John Leech was born in England. He was discovered by sculptor John Flaxman when he was just three years old. He was known throughout his community for his keen eye to detail and hard work.

John Leech was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Leech 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 Leech’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 Leech’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, John Leech kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

John Leech was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Leech
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: John Leech 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 Leech was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

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

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