Virginia Hamilton

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Birth Name: Virginia Hamilton

Occupation: Children’s Author

Place Of Birth: Ohio

Date Of Birth: March 12, 1934

Date Of Death: February 19, 2002

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Virginia Hamilton was born on the 12th of March, 1934. She was known for being a Children’s Author. Most well known for her Newbery Medal and U.S. Book Award-winning children’s book M. C. Higgins, the Great, she is also famous for her children’s mystery The House of Dies Drear, as well as for works such as Bruh Rabbit and the Tar Baby Girl; The Planet of Junior Brown; and The Girl Who Spun Gold.

Virginia Hamilton was born in Ohio. Some years after attending Antioch College and Ohio State University, she published her debut literary work, Zeely. The novel received the Nancy Bloch Award and an American Library Association Notable Book designation. Her prestigious literary honors include the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

Virginia Hamilton was a Pisces and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Virginia Hamilton 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.

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

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Personal Life

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

Virginia Hamilton was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Virginia Hamilton
NICKNAME: Virginia
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Virginia Hamilton was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Virginia Hamilton was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Virginia Hamilton had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Virginia Hamilton’s birth sign is Pisces and she had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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