William S. Burroughs bio

Birth Name: William Seward Burroughs II

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: St. Louis

Date Of Birth: February5, 2014

Date Of Death: August 2, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

William S. Burroughs was born on the 5th of February, 2014. He was best known for being a Poet. Beat Generation author who is best remembered for his 1958 novel Naked Lunch. His other works include The Nova Trilogy and Junkie.

William S. Burroughs was born in St. Louis. He lived a bohemian lifestyle in the literary community of Greenwich Village, New York. He traveled widely and lived for a time in South America and Mexico.

William S. Burroughs was a Aquarius and was born in the Generation Z.

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William Seward Burroughs II is part Generation Z (also known as iGeneration). The kids who were the first born with the Internet and are suspected to be the most individualistic and technology-dependent generation.


William’s William Seward Burroughs II attended Harvard University (1936), Mexico City College(1949-1952).


William S. Burroughs’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 S. Burroughs’s parents.

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William S. Burroughs was born in the Year of the Horse.

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REAL NAME:William Seward Burroughs II
NICKNAME:William Lee
BIRTH DAY:Wednesday
DEATH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: William S. Burroughs was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: William S. Burroughs was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

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

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