John Martin

John Martin bio

Birth Name: John Henderson Martin

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: July 19, 1789

Date Of Death: February 17, 1854

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

John Martin was born on the 19th of July, 1789. He was known for being a Painter. Romantic painter and engraver whose works included “The Seventh Plague of Egypt” and “The Great Day of His Wrath,” which was part of his “The Last Judgment” trilogy of paintings.

John Martin was born in England. He became a painting apprentice of Boniface Musso in 1806. He needed additional income, so he started painting sepia watercolours. His first attempt at being featured in the Royal Academy came in 1810, but the Academy rejected it. He developed engineering plans for the improvement of London’s railway and sewers, including the Thames embankment.

John Martin was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Martin was born in 1780s.

John Henderson Martin 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 Martin’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 Martin’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

John Martin was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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REAL NAME: John Henderson Martin



Zodiac Sign: John Martin was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: John Martin was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: John Martin had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

John Martin’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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