Mathew Brady

Mathew Brady bio

Birth Name: Mathew Brady

Occupation: Photographer

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: May 18, 1822

Date Of Death: January 15, 1896

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Mathew Brady was born on the 18th of May, 1822. He was popular for being a Photographer. Famous for his portraits of celebrities and his coverage of the American Civil War, he earned the title “The Father of Photojournalism.”

Mathew Brady was born in New York. He met and became the apprentice of painter William Paige when he was 16. He sold small portraits of sons going off to war to their parents after posting an ad in the New York Daily Tribune with the phrase, “You cannot tell how soon it may be too late.”

Mathew Brady was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Mathew Brady was born in 1820s.

Mathew Brady 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".


Mathew’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


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

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Personal Life

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

Mathew Brady was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Mathew Brady
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Mathew Brady 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: Mathew Brady was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Mathew Brady 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.

Mathew Brady’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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