Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough bio

Birth Name: Thomas Gainsborough

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: May 14, 1727

Date Of Death: August 2, 1788

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Thomas Gainsborough was born on the 14th of May, 1727. He was best known for being a Painter. British portrait and landscape painter who became famous for his 1770 work ‘Blue Boy.’ His portraits of King George III and the queen garnered him several royal commissions in 1780.

Thomas Gainsborough was born in England. He was taught by Hubert Gravelot, Francis Hayman, and William Hogarth in London during the 1740s. He began his artistic career by creating decorations for a children’s charity event. His portraits, such as “Portrait of Mrs. Graham” and “The Morning Walk,” captured the individuality of their subjects.

Thomas Gainsborough was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Thomas Gainsborough was born in 1720s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Thomas Gainsborough was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME: Thomas Gainsborough
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Thomas Gainsborough was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Thomas Gainsborough 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: Thomas Gainsborough had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Thomas Gainsborough’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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