Northrop Frye

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Birth Name: Herman Northrop Frye

Occupation: Philosopher

Place Of Birth: Sherbrooke

Date Of Birth: July 14, 1912

Date Of Death: January 23, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Canadian

Northrop Frye was born on the 14th of July, 1912. He was known for being a Philosopher. Literary theorist and philosopher who was best remembered for being one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century.

Northrop Frye was born in Sherbrooke. He obtained his Bachelor’s from the University of Toronto where he also served as one of the editors of the school’s literary journal. He never obtained a Ph.D. unlike most of his peers.

Northrop Frye was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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

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

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Personal Life

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

Northrop Frye was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Herman Northrop Frye
NICKNAME: Northrop
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Northrop Frye was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Northrop Frye 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: Northrop Frye had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Northrop Frye’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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