Lucian Freud

Lucian Freud bio

Birth Name: Lucian Michael Freud

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Berlin

Date Of Birth: December 8, 1922

Date Of Death: July 20, 2011

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: German

Lucian Freud was born on the 8th of December, 1922. He was best known for being a Painter. Expressionist and surrealist artist best known for his psychologically penetrating portraits of nudes. His works included the self-portrait “Man with Thistle” from 1946 and “Girl with a Kitten” from 1947.

Lucian Freud was born in Berlin. He studied at the East Anglian School of Painting and Drawing and later attended Goldsmiths College. He then served as a merchant seaman for a year. He was meticulous in his labor, sometimes taking 16 months and 2,400 hours to complete a portrait.

Lucian Freud was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Lucian Freud was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Lucian Michael Freud 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".


Lucian’s Lucian Michael Freud attended
Goldsmiths, University of London.


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

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Personal Life

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

Lucian Freud was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Lucian Michael Freud
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Lucian Freud 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: Lucian Freud was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Lucian Freud 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.

Lucian Freud’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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