Richard Dadd

Richard Dadd bio

Birth Name: Richard Dadd

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: August 1, 1817

Date Of Death: January 7, 1886

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Richard Dadd was born on the 1st of August, 1817. He was famous for being a Painter. Victorian-era painter known for his supernatural subjects, such as faeries, and for his obsessive attention to detail. His watercolor “The Artist’s Halt in the Desert” was thought lost until “Antiques Roadshow” host Peter Nahum discovered it in 1987.

Richard Dadd was born in England. He was admitted to the Royal Academy of Arts at age twenty. He received the medal for life drawing in 1840. He suffered from paranoid schizophrenia and was committed to a London insane asylum, where he created many of his most acclaimed works.

Richard Dadd was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Richard Dadd was born in 1810s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Richard Dadd was born in the Year of the Ox.

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REAL NAME: Richard Dadd
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Richard Dadd was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Richard Dadd was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Richard Dadd had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Richard Dadd’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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