Stephen Crane bio

Birth Name: Joseph Stephenson Crane

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Newark

Date Of Birth: November 1, 1871

Date Of Death: February 6, 1985

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Stephen Crane was born on the 1st of November, 1871. He was popular for being a Novelist. Realist American author who published the acclaimed Civil War novel, The Red Badge of Courage, in 1895. His literary work, which includes journalism, poetry and short stories, exemplifies early American Naturalism.

Stephen Crane was born in Newark. When he was eight years old, he wrote his first poem, “I’d Rather Have-,” about the fact that he wanted a dog for Christmas. He later trained for a military career at Claverack College and took an English course at Syracuse University; however, he abandoned both his military and educational aspirations to become a full-time writer. Although he died of tuberculosis at the age of twenty-eight, he wrote many works in his short lifetime and is considered one of the most important writers of his generation.

Stephen Crane was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Stephen Crane was born in 1870s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Stephen Crane was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Joseph Stephenson Crane
NICKNAME: Joseph Stephen Crane
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Stephen Crane was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

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

Stephen Crane’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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