Richard Feynman bio

Birth Name: Richard Phillips Feynman

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: May 11, 1918

Date Of Death: February 15, 1988

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Richard Feynman was born on the 11th of May, 1918. He was known for being a Physicist. American theoretical physicist who worked on electrodynamics and contributed to the development of the atomic bomb as a part of the Manhattan Project. He received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965 for his work in developing quantum electrodynamics.

Richard Feynman was born in New York City. He started talking relatively late, after age 3, a trait he had in common with several other prominent physicists. While working at the cutting edge of science, he maintained a common touch with books popularizing and explaining physics.

Richard Feynman was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Richard Phillips Feynman 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 Feynman’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 Feynman’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Richard Feynman was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Richard Phillips Feynman
NICKNAME: Richard Phillips Feynman, Richard Feynman
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Richard Feynman was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Richard Feynman was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Richard Feynman had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Richard Feynman’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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