John McCrae

John McCrae bio

Birth Name: John McCrae

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Guelph

Date Of Birth: November 30, 1872

Date Of Death: January 28, 1918

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Canadian

John McCrae was born on the 30th of November, 1872. He was popular for being a Poet. Canadian poet, doctor, soldier, and artist whose best-known work is a war poem entitled “In Flanders Fields.” He also taught medicine at the University of Vermont and McGill University and co-wrote a medical textbook.

John McCrae was born in Guelph. He studied at the University of Toronto and published his first poems during his collegiate period. He died of pneumonia while working in a World War I hospital.

John McCrae was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John McCrae was born in 1870s.

John McCrae 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 McCrae’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 McCrae’s parents.

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John McCrae was born in the Year of the Monkey.

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REAL NAME: John McCrae
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: John McCrae was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: John McCrae was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: John McCrae had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

John McCrae’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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