William Gilbert

William Gilbert bio

Birth Name: William Gilbert

Occupation: Playwright

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: November 18, 1836

Date Of Death: November 30, 1603

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

William Gilbert was born on the 18th of November, 1836. He was best known for being a Playwright. Famed dramatist and librettist whose comic operettas with composer Arthur Sullivan include The Mikado, H.M.S. Pinafore, and The Pirates of Penzance. As a playwright of non-musical works, he is known for Pygmalion and Galatea, The Wicked World, and Broken Hearts.

William Gilbert was born in England. He attended Great Ealing School, where he wrote school plays and painted stage scenery. Several years later, he graduated from King’s College, London and began writing comic magazine pieces under the pen name of “Bab.” His popular operettas introduced many new phrases, including “let the punishment fit the crime,” into to the English language.

William Gilbert was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Gilbert was born in 1830s.

William Gilbert 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 Gilbert’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 Gilbert’s parents.

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Personal Life

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William Gilbert was born in the Year of the Monkey.

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REAL NAME: William Gilbert



Zodiac Sign: William Gilbert was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: William Gilbert was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: William Gilbert had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune 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 Gilbert’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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