Paul Keres bio

Birth Name: Paul Keres

Occupation: Chess Player

Place Of Birth: Estonia

Date Of Birth: January 7, 1916

Date Of Death: June 5, 1975

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Estonian

Paul Keres was born on the 7th of January, 1916. He was famous for being a Chess Player. Early 20th century Estonian chess legend who was the only player in chess history to defeat nine undisputed world champions.

Paul Keres was born in Estonia. He began to draw attention for his skills as a teenager. Chess historians consider him to be perhaps the best player to never be a World Champion and he was nicknamed “Paul the Second” because of his eternal ranking as second place.

Paul Keres was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Paul Keres 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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Paul Keres’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 Keres’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Paul Keres was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Paul Keres
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Paul Keres was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Paul Keres was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Paul Keres had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Paul Keres’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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