William Muir

William Muir bio

Birth Name: William Muir

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Scotland

Date Of Birth: April 27, 1819

Date Of Death: July 11, 1905

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

William Muir was born on the 27th of April, 1819. He was famous for being a Novelist. Remembered for his scholarship in the fields of Islamic and Near and Far-Eastern studies, Muir is also known for serving as an imperial administrator and governor in Bengal and British India. His best-known publications include The Koran: Its Composition and Teaching; Annals of the Early Caliphate; and A Life of Mahomet.

William Muir was born in Scotland. After studying at the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, he became a civil servant in Bengal. One of his early works, Life of Mahomet, was controversial for its criticism of Islam.

William Muir was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Muir was born in 1810s.

William Muir 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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Personal Life

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William Muir was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Muir
NICKNAME: Sir William Muir
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: William Muir 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: William Muir was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: William Muir 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 Muir’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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