Margot Fonteyn bio

Birth Name: Margaret Evelyn Hookham

Occupation: Dancer

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: May18, 1919

Date Of Death: February 21, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Margot Fonteyn was born on the 18th of May, 1919. She was known for being a Dancer. English classical ballet dancer who received international acclaim. As a Prima Ballerina with The Royal Ballet, she appeared in Cinderella, The Firebird, Swan Lake, Giselle, and numerous other ballets.

Margot Fonteyn was born in England. At the age of fourteen, she began her training at the Vic-Wells Ballet School in London. Queen Elizabeth II named her Prima Ballerina Assoluta for The Royal Ballet.

Margot Fonteyn was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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

Margaret Evelyn Hookham 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".


Margot’s Margaret Evelyn Hookham attended Sadler`s Wells Ballet School.


Margot Fonteyn’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Margot Fonteyn’s parents.

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Margot Fonteyn was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME:Margaret Evelyn Hookham
NICKNAME:Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias, Peggy Hookham, Margot Fonteyn, Margaret Evelyn Hookham, Margaret Hookham, Peggy
DEATH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Margot Fonteyn was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Margot Fonteyn was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Margot Fonteyn had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Margot Fonteyn’s birth sign is Taurus and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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