Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly bio

Birth Name: Nellie Bly

Occupation: Journalist

Place Of Birth: PA

Date Of Birth: May 5, 1864

Date Of Death: January 27, 1922

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Nellie Bly was born on the 5th of May, 1864. She was popular for being a Journalist. American journalist best known for her record-breaking trip around the world, inspired by author Jules Verne ‘s book Around The World in 80 Days. She once faked insanity in order to do an investigative report on mental institutions.

Nellie Bly was born in PA. Born Elizabeth Cochran, she only had enough money to attend one term of boarding school. She is the protagonist of the 2014 novel The New Colossus, by Marshall Goldberg.

Nellie Bly was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Nellie Bly was born in 1860s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Nellie Bly was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Nellie Bly
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Nellie Bly 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: Nellie Bly was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Nellie Bly 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.

Nellie Bly’s birth sign is Taurus and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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