Richard Hopkins

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Birth Name: Richard Hopkins

Occupation: Chess Player

Place Of Birth: Arkansas

Date Of Birth: June 22, 1863

Date Of Death: July 10, 1924

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Richard Hopkins was born on the 22nd of June, 1863. He was popular for being a Chess Player. One of the first recognized chess prodigies in the world, who is perhaps best known for innovating the Hopkins Gambit.

Richard Hopkins was born in Arkansas. His father, a Baptist minister, used his son to hustle grown men in chess competitions. It is rumored that he learned to play on a chess board that formerly belonged to George Washington .

Richard Hopkins was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Richard Hopkins was born in 1860s.

Richard Hopkins 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 Hopkins’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 Hopkins’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Richard Hopkins was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Richard Hopkins
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Richard Hopkins was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Richard Hopkins 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: Richard Hopkins had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Richard Hopkins’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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