Leo Baekeland

Leo Baekeland bio

Birth Name: Leo Baekeland

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: Belgium

Date Of Birth: November 14, 1863

Date Of Death: February 23, 1944

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Leo Baekeland was born on the 14th of November, 1863. He was best known for being a Entrepreneur. Chemist who invented the first synthetic plastic, which he called Bakelite.

Leo Baekeland was born in Belgium. He already had his doctorate degree at 21. He developed a new type of photographic paper and sold the rights to Eastman Kodak, for which he was paid $1 million.

Leo Baekeland was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Leo Baekeland was born in 1860s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Leo Baekeland was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Leo Baekeland
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Leo Baekeland 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: Leo Baekeland was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Leo Baekeland 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.

Leo Baekeland’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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