Wilhelm Steinitz

Wilhelm Steinitz bio

Birth Name: Wilhelm Steinitz

Occupation: Chess Player

Place Of Birth: Austria

Date Of Birth: May 17, 1836

Date Of Death: August 12, 1900

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Austrian

Wilhelm Steinitz was born on the 17th of May, 1836. He was famous for being a Chess Player. A chess legend who was the first ever, undisputed World Chess Champion.

Wilhelm Steinitz was born in Austria. He grew up in Prague, which was then part of the Austrian Empire. He held the first official World Champion of Chess title from 1886 to 1894.

Wilhelm Steinitz was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Wilhelm Steinitz was born in 1830s.

Wilhelm Steinitz 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".


Wilhelm’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


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

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Personal Life

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

Wilhelm Steinitz was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Wilhelm Steinitz
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Wilhelm Steinitz 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: Wilhelm Steinitz was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Wilhelm Steinitz 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.

Wilhelm Steinitz’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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