As per our current Database, Dorothea Dix has been died on Jul 17, 1887 (age 85).
When Dorothea Dix die, Dorothea Dix was 85 years old.
|Popular As||Dorothea Dix|
|Occupation||Civil Rights Leader|
|Age||85 years old|
|Born||April 4, 1802 (Hampden, ME)|
Dorothea Dix’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Dorothea Dix was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.
American mental health Activist credited with the creation of the first American mental asylums. She served as the Superintendent of Army Nurses during the American Civil War.
She ran away from home to escape her abusive, alcoholic father at age twelve.
Her legacy was honored by the United States Postal Service with the issuing of a Dorothea Dix one cent stamp in 1983.
She was the eldest of three children born to her parents.
She beat out Elizabeth Blackwell for the position of Superintendent of Army Nurses.