Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson bio

Birth Name: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Occupation: Philosopher

Place Of Birth: Boston

Date Of Birth: May 25, 1803

Date Of Death: April 27, 1882

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Ralph Waldo Emerson was born on the 25th of May, 1803. He was famous for being a Philosopher. American philosopher of optimism, individuality, and mysticism.

Ralph Waldo Emerson was born in Boston. He took several odd jobs to pay for school expenses in high school, such as being a waiter for the Junior Commons and an occasional teacher working with his Uncle Samuel in Waltham, Massachusetts. He was the leader of the Transcendentalist movement.

Ralph Waldo Emerson was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson was born in 1800s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Ralph Waldo Emerson
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Ralph Waldo Emerson 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: Ralph Waldo Emerson was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: Ralph Waldo Emerson 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.

Ralph Waldo Emerson’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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