Sholem Aleichem

Sholem Aleichem bio

Birth Name: Sholem Aleichem

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Ukraine

Date Of Birth: February 18, 1859

Date Of Death: May 13, 1916

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Sholem Aleichem was born on the 18th of February, 1859. He was popular for being a Novelist. Jewish writer whose stories about Tevye the Dairyman inspired the musical, Fiddler on the Roof. His actual name was Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich; he was known throughout his career by his pen name of Sholem Aleichem.

Sholem Aleichem was born in Ukraine. He wrote a Jewish-themed variation on Robinson Crusoe when he was fifteen years old. In 1905, he moved to New York City, his family facing the threat of pogroms in Russia. His literary work inspired the Broadway musical, Fiddler on the Roof, which was the first commercially successful English-language stage production about Jewish life.

Sholem Aleichem was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Sholem Aleichem was born in 1850s.

Sholem Aleichem 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".


Sholem’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


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

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Personal Life

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

Sholem Aleichem was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Sholem Aleichem
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Sholem Aleichem 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: Sholem Aleichem was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Sholem Aleichem 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.

Sholem Aleichem’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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