Joseph Brodsky bio

Birth Name: Joseph Brodsky

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Russia

Date Of Birth: May24, 1940

Date Of Death: January 28, 1996

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Joseph Brodsky was born on the 24th of May, 1940. He was popular for being a Poet. Russian-born, Nobel Prize-winning poet, essayist, and playwright who was appointed United States Poet Laureate in 1991. His best-known works include A Part of Speech, To Urania, and Less Than One.

Joseph Brodsky was born in Russia. He grew up in Leningrad and worked for a time in a prison morgue. He was banished from the Soviet Union in 1972, and after spending time in Austria, he moved to the United States. He taught at Mount Holyoke College, the University of Michigan, and Columbia University, among other schools.

Joseph Brodsky was a Gemini and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Joseph Brodsky was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Joseph Brodsky is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Joseph Brodsky was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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REAL NAME:Joseph Brodsky
AGE GENERATION:Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Joseph Brodsky 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: Joseph Brodsky was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Joseph Brodsky 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.

Joseph Brodsky’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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