William Cowper

William Cowper bio

Birth Name: William Cowper

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: November 26, 1731

Date Of Death: April 25, 1800

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: English

William Cowper was born on the 26th of November, 1731. He was popular for being a Poet. Eighteenth-century poet and hymn-writer whose works include Olney Hymns and John Gilpin.

William Cowper was born in England. He suffered from mental illness and was institutionalized for a time. He translated Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey from Greek to English.

William Cowper was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Cowper was born in 1730s.

William Cowper 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 Cowper’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 Cowper’s parents.

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William Cowper was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: William Cowper
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius



Zodiac Sign: William Cowper was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: William Cowper was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: William Cowper had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

William Cowper’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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