Rufus Wilmot Griswold

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Birth Name: Rufus Wilmot Griswold

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Vermont

Date Of Birth: February 13, 1815

Date Of Death: August 27, 1857

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Rufus Wilmot Griswold was born on the 13th of February, 1815. He was known for being a Poet. An American author, anthologist, and critic, he is most famous for his 1842 anthology, The Poets and Poetry of America. His other anthologies include Curiosities of American Literature and Female Poets of America.

Rufus Wilmot Griswold was born in Vermont. One of fourteen children born to a Vermont farmer, he left home at age fifteen. He published his first anthology, Biographical Annual, in 1841. His anonymous review of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass harshly critiqued the masterpiece work.

Rufus Wilmot Griswold was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Rufus Wilmot Griswold 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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Rufus Wilmot Griswold was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: Rufus Wilmot Griswold
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Rufus Wilmot Griswold was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

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

Rufus Wilmot Griswold’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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