John Gay age

John Gay (Poet ) was born in England on a Saturday, June 30, 1685 . John Gay is 335 years old. He is a Cancer and was born in the Year of the Ox .

A British poet and dramatist, he is most famous for his 1728 work, The Beggar’s Opera, which features the characters of Captain Macheath and Polly Peachum. His other popular works include Acis and Galatea, Polly, and Three Hours After Marriage.

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BIRTH DATE: June 30, 1685
AGE: 335 years old
ZODIAC: Cancer


John Gay is a Poet. In his youth, Gay was taught by his uncle, Reverend John Hanmer, a Nonconformist minister. He worked for a time as an apprentice to a London silk merchant. He published his first literary work, Wine, in 1708.

DID YOU KNOW His sequel to The Beggar’s Opera was banned from production by members of the British government who recognized themselves as objects of the original production’s satire.

FACT He and Alexander Pope were good friends and fellow members of a prominent literary organization called the Scriblerus Club.

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Currently, John Gay is 335 years old. He will celebrate his 336th birthday on a Saturday, June 30th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.


John Gay’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.

John Gay was born in the Year of the Ox. Those born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways. This year is the year of the .

DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.

John Gay is a 335 years old Poet, who was born in June, in the Year of the Ox (1685) and is a Cancer.

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