Robert Smalls

Robert Smalls bio

Birth Name: Robert Smalls

Occupation: War Hero

Place Of Birth: South Carolina

Date Of Birth: April 5, 1839

Date Of Death: February 23, 1915

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Robert Smalls was born on the 5th of April, 1839. He was popular for being a War Hero. Remembered for an American Civil War-era act of bravery in which he took over a Confederate vessel (the CSS Planter) and sailed himself and several other enslaved people to freedom in the North, he is also notable for his post-war political career.

Robert Smalls was born in South Carolina. During his late childhood and early teenage years, Smalls (who was, at the time, still in slavery) learned the rigging and sail-making trades. It was through his dockside and sailing work that he eventually managed to commandeer the CSS Planter. During the 1880s, he represented South Carolina’s fifth and seventh districts in the United States House of Representatives. His political accomplishments include the establishment of South Carolina’s Republican Party and the creation of the United States’ first public school system (in South Carolina).

Robert Smalls was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Robert Smalls was born in 1830s.

Robert Smalls 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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Robert Smalls’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 Smalls’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Robert Smalls was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Robert Smalls
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Robert Smalls was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Robert Smalls was born in the Year of the Tiger. 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: Robert Smalls had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Robert Smalls’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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