Junipero Serra

Junipero Serra bio

Birth Name: Junipero Serra

Occupation: Religious Leader

Place Of Birth: Spain

Date Of Birth: November 24, 1713

Date Of Death: August 28, 1784

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Spanish

Junipero Serra was born on the 24th of November, 1713. He was popular for being a Religious Leader. Remembered for establishing numerous Franciscan missions in California during the eighteenth century, this Spanish-born friar is particularly associated with the Mission San Juan Capistrano and the Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Rio Carmelo.

Junipero Serra was born in Spain. In his early adulthood years, he became an ordained Catholic priest; studied at Spain’s Lullian University; and taught at Mexico City’s College of San Fernando de Mexico. He settled in California in the late 1760s. His statue stands in the California corner of the United States Capitol’s National Statuary Hall Collection.

Junipero Serra was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Junipero Serra was born in 1710s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Junipero Serra was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Junipero Serra
NICKNAME: Junipero
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Junipero Serra was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Junipero Serra was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Junipero Serra had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Junipero Serra’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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