Rainer Maria Rilke bio

Birth Name: René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Czech Republic

Date Of Birth: December 4, 1875

Date Of Death: December 29, 1926

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Austrian

Rainer Maria Rilke was born on the 4th of December, 1875. He was famous for being a Poet. Bohemian-Austrian poet and author who is remembered for Sonnets to Orpheus and other lyrical, introspective works. The Book of Hours, published in 1905, is a compilation of three volumes of Rilke’s Christian-themed poems.

Rainer Maria Rilke was born in Czech Republic. He attended Charles University in Prague. He published his first poetry collection, Leben und Lieder, in 1894. He often used Greek motifs in his poems.

Rainer Maria Rilke was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Rainer Maria Rilke was born in 1870s.

René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke 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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Rainer Maria Rilke’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Rainer Maria Rilke’s parents.

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Rainer Maria Rilke was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke
NICKNAME: Rainer Maria Rilke, René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Rainer Maria Rilke was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Rainer Maria Rilke was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Rainer Maria Rilke had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Rainer Maria Rilke’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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