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Currently, Charles Bent is 222 years, 10 months and 14 days old. Charles Bent will celebrate 223rd birthday on a Friday 11th of November 2022. Below we countdown to Charles Bent upcoming birthday.
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Charles Bent’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.
Charles Bent was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.
In late 1846, Bent became the New Mexico Territory's first governor. A few months later, he lost his life in the Taos Revolt of 1847.
Before entering politics, he had a successful career as a fur trader. In the early 1830s, he and fellow trader Ceran St. Vrain formed the Bent & St. Vrain Company.
One of the trading posts he frequented (located in La Junta, Colorado) was designated a National Historic Site after his death.
The child of Missouri Supreme Court judge Silas Bent and the brother of rancher and trader William Bent, Charles Bent was born in Charleston, West Virginia (which was then considered part of Virginia) and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He relocated to the New Mexico Territory in his late twenties and, in 1835, married Taos native Maria Ignacia Jaramillo.
Bent's sister-in-law, Josefa Jaramillo, married the famous frontiersman and military man Kit Carson.