Walt Whitman bio

Birth Name: Walter Whitman

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Long Island, NY

Date Of Birth: May 31, 1819

Date Of Death: March 26, 1892

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American


Walt Whitman was born on the 31st of May, 1819. He was popular for being a Poet. American poet best known for his collections Leaves of Grass and Drum-Taps. His 1865 poem “O Captain! My Captain!” was written on the occasion of the death of Abraham Lincoln.

Walt Whitman was born in Long Island, NY. He dropped out of school at the age of eleven and, to support his family, worked as a law office assistant and a newspaper apprentice. His humanist works bridged the gap between the transcendentalist and realist movements.

Walt Whitman was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.


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Childhood

Walt Whitman was born in 1810s.

Walter Whitman 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".

Education

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Family

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

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Personal Life

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

Walt Whitman was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Walter Whitman
NICKNAME: Walter Whitman, Walt Whitman
RELIGION: Unknown
AGE GENERATION: G.I. Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Gemini
BIRTH DAY: Monday
DEATH DAY: Saturday

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Horoscope

Zodiac Sign: Walt Whitman was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Walt Whitman was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Walt Whitman 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.

Walt Whitman’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.


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