William Brodie

William Brodie bio

Birth Name: William Brodie

Occupation: Criminal

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: September 28, 1741

Date Of Death: October 1, 1788

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

William Brodie was born on the 28th of September, 1741. He was popular for being a Criminal. 18th century English criminal who famously used his job as a cabinet maker to create copies of keys and rob his clients. Due to his status as an Edinburgh City Councilor, he is often cited as an example of someone who lived a double life.

William Brodie was born in England. He learned the art of cabinet-making from his father and soon became one of the most respected craftsman in Edinburgh. His secret criminal lifestyle inspired author Robert Louis Stevenson to write the classic book The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

William Brodie was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Brodie was born in 1740s.

William Brodie 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".


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


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

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Personal Life

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

William Brodie was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Brodie
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: William Brodie was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: William Brodie 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 Brodie 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.

William Brodie’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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