Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges bio

Birth Name: Jorge Luis Borges

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Buenos Aires

Date Of Birth: August 24, 1899

Date Of Death: June 14, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Argentinean

Jorge Luis Borges was born on the 24th of August, 1899. He was famous for being a Novelist. An Argentine fiction writer, poet, and translator, he is best known for such short story collections as Ficciones (1944) and El Aleph (1949). His other well-known works include A Universal History of Infamy (1935) and The Garden of Forking Paths (1941).

Jorge Luis Borges was born in Buenos Aires. He was born into an educated family; he was reading the plays of Shakespeare by the time he was twelve and, at just nine years old, he translated one of Oscar Wilde’s works into Spanish. He graduated from the College de Geneve in 1918. He was disheartened by the fact that he never received the Nobel Prize in Literature. However, in 1961, he did share the prestigious Prix International with playwright Samuel Beckett .

Jorge Luis Borges was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jorge Luis Borges was born in 1890s.

Jorge Luis Borges 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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Personal Life

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Jorge Luis Borges was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: Jorge Luis Borges
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Jorge Luis Borges 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: Jorge Luis Borges was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: Jorge Luis Borges 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.

Jorge Luis Borges’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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