John Nevil Maskelyne

John Nevil Maskelyne bio

Birth Name: John Nevil Maskelyne

Occupation: Magician

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: December 22, 1839

Date Of Death: May 18, 1917

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

John Nevil Maskelyne was born on the 22nd of December, 1839. He was known for being a Magician. Magician who was a member of The Magic Circle and the inventor of the pay toilet.

John Nevil Maskelyne was born in England. He worked as a watchmaker, which helped him with the intricacies of his magic acts. He wrote the book Sharps and Flats: A Complete Revelation of the Secrets of Cheating at Games of Chance and Skill.

John Nevil Maskelyne was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Nevil Maskelyne was born in 1830s.

John Nevil Maskelyne 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 Nevil Maskelyne’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 Nevil Maskelyne’s parents.

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John Nevil Maskelyne was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: John Nevil Maskelyne
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn



Zodiac Sign: John Nevil Maskelyne was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: John Nevil Maskelyne was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: John Nevil Maskelyne had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

John Nevil Maskelyne’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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