Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin bio

Birth Name: Paul Gauguin

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Paris

Date Of Birth: June 7, 1848

Date Of Death: May 8, 1903

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: French

Paul Gauguin was born on the 7th of June, 1848. He was famous for being a Painter. Post-Impressionist artist who depicted village life in Tahiti in such colorful works as “Spirit of the Dead Watching.” His work became popular after his death and influenced such notables as Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse .

Paul Gauguin was born in Paris. He grew up in Peru and France and joined the French merchant marine as a pilot’s assistant at age 17. He then worked as a stockbroker at the Paris Bourse and was a highly successful businessman for over a decade. He suffered from syphilis and alcoholism and died in French Polynesia at age 54 from a morphine overdose.

Paul Gauguin was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Paul Gauguin was born in 1840s.

Paul Gauguin 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".


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


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

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Personal Life

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

Paul Gauguin was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Paul Gauguin
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Paul Gauguin was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Paul Gauguin was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Paul Gauguin 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.

Paul Gauguin’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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