Knud Rasmussen

Knud Rasmussen bio

Birth Name: Knud Rasmussen

Occupation: Explorer

Place Of Birth: Greenland

Date Of Birth: June 7, 1879

Date Of Death: December 21, 1933

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Danish

Knud Rasmussen was born on the 7th of June, 1879. He was best known for being a Explorer. He was considered the father of eskimology, as he was the first person to travel completely through the Northwest Passage.

Knud Rasmussen was born in Greenland. He set out the Danish Literary Expedition to Greenland to study the native Inuit culture. He founded a trading post in the northern wilderness of Greenland that would become the base for seven future Thule Expeditions.

Knud Rasmussen was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Knud Rasmussen was born in 1870s.

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

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Knud Rasmussen was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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REAL NAME: Knud Rasmussen
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Knud Rasmussen 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: Knud Rasmussen was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Knud Rasmussen 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.

Knud Rasmussen’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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