Karen Hess

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Birth Name: Karen Hess

Occupation: Historian

Place Of Birth: Nebraska

Date Of Birth: November 11, 1918

Date Of Death: May 15, 2007

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Karen Hess was born on the 11th of November, 1918. She was best known for being a Historian. Known for her works The Taste of America (1977) and The Carolina Rice Kitchen: The African Connection (1992), this food and history writer was one of several founders of an organization known as The Culinary Historians of New York.

Karen Hess was born in Nebraska. She earned a degree in music from Humboldt State University in California. She penned the introduction to a 1996 edition of Amelia Simmons’ 1796 cookbook American Cookery.

Karen Hess was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Karen Hess was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Karen Hess 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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David Olusoga


Personal Life

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Karen Hess was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Karen Hess
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Karen Hess was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Karen Hess was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Karen Hess had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Karen Hess’s birth sign is Scorpio and she had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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