Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys bio

Birth Name: Joseph Beuys

Occupation: Performance Artist

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: May 12, 1921

Date Of Death: January 23, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: German

Joseph Beuys was born on the 12th of May, 1921. He was famous for being a Performance Artist. Fluxus, happening, and performance artist whose work acted as socio-political commentary and explored humanist themes. He was known for “Homogenous Infiltration for Piano” from 1966 and his anti-Ronald Reagan song, “Sonne statt Reagan,” from 1982.

Joseph Beuys was born in Germany. He attended the Dusseldorf Academy of Fine Arts during the 1940s. He was a Luftwaffe volunteer in 1941 and trained as an aircraft radio operator with Heinz Sielmann. He created a huge-scale, socially themed sculptural work called the “7000 Oaks” project.

Joseph Beuys was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Joseph Beuys was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Joseph Beuys 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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Joseph Beuys’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Joseph Beuys’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Joseph Beuys was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Joseph Beuys
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Joseph Beuys was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Joseph Beuys 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: Joseph Beuys had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Joseph Beuys’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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