William Shirley

William Shirley bio

Birth Name: William Shirley

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: December 2, 1694

Date Of Death: March 24, 1771

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

William Shirley was born on the 2nd of December, 1694. He was popular for being a Politician. During the 1740s and ’50s, this colonial governor presided over the Massachusetts Bay Province and played a key role in planning the Siege of Louisbourg during the third French and Indian War (also known as King George’s War). Later in his political career, he served as Governor of the Bahamas.

William Shirley was born in England. After graduating from Pembroke College, Cambridge, he trained as a barrister at London’s Inner Temple Inn of Court. He served only briefly as North American military Commander-in-Chief; his difficulty in coordinating war efforts led to his being ousted in the late 1750s.

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

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William Shirley was born in 1690s.

William Shirley 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 Shirley’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 Shirley’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

William Shirley was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Shirley
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: William Shirley 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 Shirley was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: William Shirley 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 Shirley’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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