Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet bio

Birth Name: Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet

Occupation: Teacher

Place Of Birth: Pennsylvania

Date Of Birth: December 10, 1787

Date Of Death: September 10, 1851

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet was born on the 10th of December, 1787. He was best known for being a Teacher. Educational pioneer who co-founded, along with Laurent Clerc and Mason Cogswell, what is now known as the American School for the Deaf, the first instutition for deaf education in North America. He was also the school’s first principal.

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet was born in Pennsylvania. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and earned a master’s degree from Yale in 1808. He later became a preacher after graduating from Andover Theological Seminary. A twenty cent postage stamp was issued by the United States Postal Service in his honor in June 1983.

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet was born in 1780s.

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet 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 Hopkins Gallaudet’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 Hopkins Gallaudet’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME: Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet 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 Hopkins Gallaudet had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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