Theodore Dreiser

Theodore Dreiser bio

Birth Name: Theodore Dreiser

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Terre Haute

Date Of Birth: August 27, 1871

Date Of Death: December 28, 1945

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Theodore Dreiser was born on the 27th of August, 1871. He was best known for being a Novelist. An American fiction author and journalist who belonged to the naturalist school, he is best known for works such as An American Tragedy (1925) and Sister Carrie (1900). A political activist and prominent socialist, he also wrote several politically-themed non-fiction works, including Dreiser Looks at Russia (1928) and America Is Worth Saving (1941).

Theodore Dreiser was born in Terre Haute. After dropping out of Indiana University, he began writing for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat and the Chicago Globe. He published his debut novel, Sister Carrie, in 1900. His works include Dawn (1931), a semi- autobiographical portrait of a family struggling to get by, and Jennie Gerhardt (1911), a novel that examines the generational disconnect between American-born children and their German immigrant parents.

Theodore Dreiser was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Theodore Dreiser was born in 1870s.

Theodore Dreiser 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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Theodore Dreiser was born in the Year of the Goat.

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Zodiac Sign: Theodore Dreiser was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Theodore Dreiser was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: Theodore Dreiser had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Theodore Dreiser’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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