Benjamin Banneker

About Benjamin Banneker

Birth Day: November 9, 1731
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD

Benjamin Banneker

Benjamin Banneker was born on November 9, 1731 in Baltimore, MD. African American scientist who authored a series of almanacs and was known for his knowledge of astronomy.
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As per our current Database, Benjamin Banneker has been died on Oct 9, 1806 (age 74).

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When Benjamin Banneker die, Benjamin Banneker was 74 years old.

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Occupation Astronomer
Age 74 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born November 9, 1731 (Baltimore, MD)
Birthday November 9
Town/City Baltimore, MD
Nationality MD

🌙 Zodiac

Benjamin Banneker’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Benjamin Banneker was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.

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African American scientist who authored a series of almanacs and was known for his knowledge of astronomy.

Before Fame

He grew up on his family's farm, and studied independently while he worked on the farm.


He was a member of the team that surveyed the original border of the District of Columbia.

Family Life

He never married and lived on his family farm for most of his life.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of Thomas Jefferson, with whom he corresponded on the issues of slavery and racial equality.

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