American poet best known for his collections Leaves of Grass and Drum-Taps. His 1865 poem “O Captain! My Captain!” was written on the occasion of the death of Abraham Lincoln.
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|FULL NAME:||Walt Whitman|
|BIRTH DATE:||May 31, 1819|
|BIRTHPLACE:||Long Island, NY|
|AGE:||201 years old|
Walt Whitman is a Poet. He never married and likely had a homosexual or bisexual orientation, although his biographers disagree on whether or not he actually had relationships with men. He dropped out of school at the age of eleven and, to support his family, worked as a law office assistant and a newspaper apprentice.
DID YOU KNOW His humanist works bridged the gap between the transcendentalist and realist movements.
FACT His vagabond lifestyle and exquisite free-verse poems inspired the life and works of Allen Ginsberg.
SEE ALSO Walt Whitman’s net worth as of 2018.
Currently, Walt Whitman is 201 years old. He will celebrate his 202nd birthday on a Monday, May 31st. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Walt Whitman’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini’s life pursuit is to explore a little bit of everything and a secret desire to be ahead of the crowd. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chats with nearly anyone, short trips and dislike being alone, being confined, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly and exchange ideas, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.
Walt Whitman was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are popular because they’re sincere and avoid conflict. Though they’re sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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