Susan Sontag bio

Birth Name: Susan Rosenblatt

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: January 16, 1933

Date Of Death: December 28, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Susan Sontag was born on the 16th of January, 1933. She was famous for being a Novelist. American author who wrote On Photography, Against Interpretation, The Way We Live Now, and Illness as Metaphor, among other works. Her numerous literary honors include the National Book Critics Circle Award, the MacArthur Fellowship, and the National Book Award.

Susan Sontag was born in New York City. She grew up in New York City and later studied at both the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Chicago. She published her first work of fiction, The Benefactor, in 1963. The New York Review of Books called her one of the most influential critics of her generation.

Susan Sontag was a Capricorn and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Susan Sontag 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.

Susan Rosenblatt 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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Susan Sontag’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Susan Sontag’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Susan Sontag kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Susan Sontag was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Susan Rosenblatt
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Susan Sontag was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Susan Sontag was born in the Year of the Ox. 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: Susan Sontag had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Susan Sontag’s birth sign is Capricorn and she had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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