Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney bio

Birth Name: Seamus Heaney

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Northern Ireland

Date Of Birth: April 13, 1939

Date Of Death: August 30, 2013

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Irish

Seamus Heaney was born on the 13th of April, 1939. He was known for being a Novelist. Northern Irish-born author and poet who won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. His best known works include Death of a Naturalist (1966), a modern translation of Beowulf (1999), and Field Work (1979).

Seamus Heaney was born in Northern Ireland. He earned a scholarship to St. Columb’s College at the age of twelve, and he went on to study English at Queen’s University, Belfast. He published his first poems in 1962, at the age of twenty-three. He published thirteen poetry collections between 1966 and 2010.

Seamus Heaney was a Aries and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Seamus Heaney was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Seamus Heaney is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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

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Personal Life

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Seamus Heaney was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Seamus Heaney
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Seamus Heaney 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: Seamus Heaney was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Seamus Heaney 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.

Seamus Heaney’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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