Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes bio

Birth Name: Oliver Wendell Holmes

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Cambridge

Date Of Birth: August 29, 1809

Date Of Death: October 7, 1894

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Oliver Wendell Holmes was born on the 29th of August, 1809. He was known for being a Novelist. A nineteenth-century physician, teacher, and author, he is famous for his Breakfast-Table prose series, as well as for his 1830 poem, ‘Old Ironsides.’ He was one of the famous Fireside Poets, a group that included William Cullen Bryant, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whittier, and James Russell Lowell .

Oliver Wendell Holmes was born in Cambridge. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and subsequently taught at both his alma mater and at Dartmouth College. He published numerous literary works in The Atlantic Monthly, a publication that he helped establish.

Oliver Wendell Holmes was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes was born in 1800s.

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

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Personal Life

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Oliver Wendell Holmes was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Oliver Wendell Holmes
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Oliver Wendell Holmes was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Oliver Wendell Holmes was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Oliver Wendell Holmes had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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