Petr Ginz

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Birth Name: Petr Ginz

Occupation: Non-Fiction Author

Place Of Birth: Prague

Date Of Birth: February 1, 1928

Date Of Death: September 28, 1944

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Czech

Petr Ginz was born on the 1st of February, 1928. He was known for being a Non-Fiction Author. This native of Czechoslovakia lost his life in the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp during the latter half of World War II. Many decades after Ginz’s death, his sister Chava (Eva) Pressburger published his childhood diary under the title of Diary of My Brother.

Petr Ginz was born in Prague. Before being sent to the Terezin concentration camp at age fourteen, this exceptionally bright boy had written several novels, including The Wizard from Altay Mountains and A Visit from Prehistory. Sadly, a childhood drawing of Ginz’s that was carried to space by an Israeli astronaut named Ilan Ramon was destroyed in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster of 2003. Coincidentally and tragically, the accident occurred on what would have been Ginz’s seventy-fifth birthday.

Petr Ginz was a Aquarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Petr Ginz was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Petr Ginz is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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

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Personal Life

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

Petr Ginz was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Petr Ginz
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Petr Ginz was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Petr Ginz was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: Petr Ginz had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Petr Ginz’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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