Maria Mitchell

Maria Mitchell bio

Birth Name: Maria Mitchell

Occupation: Astronomer

Place Of Birth: United States

Date Of Birth: August 1, 1818

Date Of Death: June 28, 1889

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Maria Mitchell was born on the 1st of August, 1818. She was famous for being a Astronomer. American astronomer who discovered a comet that became known as “Miss Mitchell’s Comet” in 1847 by using a telescope. It won her a gold medal prize presented by King Frederick VII of Denmark.

Maria Mitchell was born in United States. She was taught astronomy by her father while using his telescope and helped him in calculating the exact moment of an annular eclipse when she was twelve years old. She became the first woman to be a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1848.

Maria Mitchell was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Maria Mitchell kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Maria Mitchell was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Maria Mitchell
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Maria Mitchell was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Maria Mitchell was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Maria Mitchell had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Maria Mitchell’s birth sign is Leo and she had a ruling planet of Sun.

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