Josh Billings

Josh Billings bio

Birth Name: Josh Billings

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: MA

Date Of Birth: April 21, 1818

Date Of Death: October 14, 1885

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Josh Billings was born on the 21st of April, 1818. He was best known for being a Novelist. American humor writer and orator who rose to fame during the 19th Century. He is remembered for coining the popular idiom “The Kicker.”

Josh Billings was born in MA. He worked as a farmer, miner, and auctioneer before finding success in journalism. He wrote numerous books, including Josh Billings’ Sayings, Everybody’s Friend, and Josh Billings’ Trump Kards.

Josh Billings was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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

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Personal Life

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

Josh Billings was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Josh Billings
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Josh Billings 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: Josh Billings was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Josh Billings 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.

Josh Billings’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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