Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson bio

Birth Name: Samuel Joseph Johnson

Occupation: Non-Fiction Author

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: September 18, 1709

Date Of Death: December 13, 1784

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Australian

Samuel Johnson was born on the 18th of September, 1709. He was best known for being a Non-Fiction Author. Remembered for his biographies, literary criticism, essays, reference works, and poems, this significant eighteenth-century English writer is most well known for his 1755 work A Dictionary of the English Language and his 1765 annotated version of The Plays of William Shakespeare.

Samuel Johnson was born in England. After briefly studying at Pembroke College, Oxford, he began writing for a London publication called The Gentleman’s Magazine. His early literary works include a play titled Irene and a biographical work called Life of Mr. Richard Savage. His well-documented repertoire of physical tics has led modern physicians to believe that the writer suffered from Tourette syndrome.

Samuel Johnson was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Samuel Johnson was born in 1700s.

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

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Personal Life

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Samuel Johnson was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Samuel Joseph Johnson
NICKNAME: Samuel Joseph Johnson, Samuel Johnson
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Samuel Johnson was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Samuel Johnson was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Samuel Johnson had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Samuel Johnson’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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