American fiction author and journalist who is best known for his 1891 short story, “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.” He also famously published a satirical work called The Devil’s Dictionary.
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|FULL NAME:||Ambrose Bierce|
|BIRTH DATE:||June 24, 1842|
|AGE:||177 years old|
Ambrose Bierce is a Novelist. He separated from his wife, Mollie Day, in 1888 after discovering letters from her lover. The couple were parents to three children: Day, Leigh, and Helen. When he was fifteen years old, he left home to work for an Ohio newspaper. He went on to serve in the Union Army during several key battles of the American Civil War. He later pursued a writing career in both London and San Francisco.
DID YOU KNOW Leaving behind only a letter that read, “As to me, I leave here tomorrow for an unknown destination,” he disappeared forever in 1913. His fate remains a mystery.
FACT Kurt Vonnegut was inspired by Bierce’s work.
Currently, Ambrose Bierce is 177 years old. He will celebrate his 178th birthday on a Friday, June 24th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Ambrose Bierce’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, Cancer’s life pursuit is constant reassurance and intimacy and a secret desire to feel safe (emotionally, spiritually, romantically and financially). People of this zodiac sign like art, home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers and revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are: tenacious, highly imaginative, loyal, emotional, sympathetic, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.
Ambrose Bierce was born in the Year of the Tiger. Tiger people are thought to be brave and independent. They’re respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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