Robert Mapplethorpe bio

Birth Name: Robert Mapplethorpe

Occupation: Photographer

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: November4, 1946

Date Of Death: March 9, 1989

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Robert Mapplethorpe was born on the 4th of November, 1946. He was known for being a Photographer. He gained prominence for his large black and white photos of celebrities, nude models, and flowers, and children.

Robert Mapplethorpe was born in New York. He was raised as a Roman Catholic and attended Our Lady of the Snows Parish in Queens, New York. He became responsible for a national debate over the public funding of art after photographing the underground BDSM scene in the late 1960s.

Robert Mapplethorpe was a Scorpio and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Robert Mapplethorpe was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Robert Mapplethorpe is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Robert’s Robert Mapplethorpe attended Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY (dropped out in 1969).


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

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Personal Life

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

Robert Mapplethorpe was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Robert Mapplethorpe
RELIGION:Roman Catholic
AGE GENERATION:Baby Boomers Generation
DEATH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Robert Mapplethorpe was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Robert Mapplethorpe was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Robert Mapplethorpe had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Robert Mapplethorpe’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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