British poet, author, and artist remembered for his playful limericks. He is perhaps most famous for “The Owl and the Pussycat,” an 1871 nonsense poem.
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|FULL NAME:||Edward Lear|
|BIRTH DATE:||May 12, 1812|
|AGE:||207 years old|
Edward Lear is a Poet. He proposed twice to a woman who was over forty years his junior, but she rejected both of his offers. He also had an unrequited attachment to Franklin Lushington, a longtime male friend. He was born into a family of twenty-one children. He began suffering in childhood from asthma, seizures, and depression.
DID YOU KNOW An artist as well as an author, he created drawings for his debut publication, which was entitled Illustrations of the Family of the Psittacidae, or Parrots.
FACT He was portrayed by renowned actor Derek Jacobi in a 2011 BBC radio drama.
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Currently, Edward Lear is 207 years old. He will celebrate his 208th birthday on a Tuesday, May 12th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Edward Lear’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus’ life pursuit is emotional and financial security and a secret desire to have a secure, happy and wealthy life/marriage. People of this zodiac sign like gardening, cooking, music, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity of any kind. The strengths of this sign are: reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive, uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.
Edward Lear was born in the Year of the Monkey. People born in the year of the monkey love to make people laugh. They’re generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control. This year is the year of the Pig.
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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