William Barnes

William Barnes bio

Birth Name: William Barnes

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: February 22, 1801

Date Of Death: October 7, 1886

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: English

William Barnes was born on the 22nd of February, 1801. He was best known for being a Poet. A nineteenth-century English author, poet, and minister, he is most remembered for his 1879 work, Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect. Over the course of his career, he published nearly a thousand poems, including such Dorset dialect works as The Love Child.

William Barnes was born in England. He studied at St. John’s College, Cambridge and served as rector at several Church of England parishes. He was a prominent philologist and linguistic expert.

William Barnes was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Barnes was born in 1800s.

William Barnes 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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William Barnes was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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REAL NAME: William Barnes
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: William Barnes 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: William Barnes was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: William Barnes 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.

William Barnes’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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