John Trumbull

John Trumbull bio

Birth Name: John Trumbull

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Connecticut

Date Of Birth: June 6, 1756

Date Of Death: May 11, 1831

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Trumbull was born on the 6th of June, 1756. He was best known for being a Painter. Painter known for his iconic images of American Revolutionary War figures and battles. His famous painting, “Declaration of Independence” from 1817, appeared on the back side of the American two-dollar bill.

John Trumbull was born in Connecticut. He became a painter in spite of a childhood injury that left him virtually blind in one eye. He was General George Washington’s second personal aide and also deputy adjutant-general to General Horatio Gates in June 1776. He was paid an annuity of $1,000 by Yale University in 1831 in exchange for 28 of his paintings and 60 of his miniature portraits.

John Trumbull was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Trumbull was born in 1750s.

John Trumbull 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 Trumbull’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 Trumbull’s parents.

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Personal Life

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John Trumbull was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Trumbull
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: John Trumbull was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: John Trumbull was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

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

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