Matthew Flinders

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Birth Name: Matthew Flinders

Occupation: Explorer

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: March 16, 1774

Date Of Death: July 19, 1814

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Matthew Flinders was born on the 16th of March, 1774. He was best known for being a Explorer. He became the first European explorer to sail around Australia and prove that it was a continent.

Matthew Flinders was born in England. Daniel Defoe’s classic novel Robinson Crusoe convinced him to dedicate his life to sea exploration. His book, A Voyage to Terra Australis, became a popular read after his death.

Matthew Flinders was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Matthew Flinders was born in 1770s.

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

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Matthew Flinders was born in the Year of the Horse.

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REAL NAME: Matthew Flinders
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Matthew Flinders was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Matthew Flinders 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: Matthew Flinders had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Matthew Flinders’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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