Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis bio

Birth Name: Harry Sinclair Lewis

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: MN

Date Of Birth: February 7, 1885

Date Of Death: January 10, 1951

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Sinclair Lewis was born on the 7th of February, 1885. He was best known for being a Novelist. Fiction writer who explored the topics of materialism and capitalism in America and is best known for his 1920 work, Main Street. For his 1925 novel, Arrowsmith, he was offered the Pulitzer Prize (which he refused to accept); the work was later adapted into an Academy Award-nominated film.

Sinclair Lewis was born in MN. At age thirteen, he tried unsuccessfully to run away from home and serve as a drummer boy in the Spanish-American War. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1908. He was the 1930 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature and was the first American to receive the honor.

Sinclair Lewis was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Sinclair Lewis was born in 1880s.

Harry Sinclair Lewis 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".


Sinclair’s Harry Sinclair Lewis attended Yale University.


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

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Personal Life

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

Sinclair Lewis was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Harry Sinclair Lewis
NICKNAME: Sinclair
RELIGION: Secular Humanist
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Sinclair Lewis 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: Sinclair Lewis was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Sinclair Lewis 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.

Sinclair Lewis’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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