Henry Parkes

Henry Parkes was born on May 27, 1815 in England. Remembered as one of Australia's Founding Fathers, Parkes served as the seventh Premiere of New South Wales.
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As per our current Database, Henry Parkes has been died on Apr 27, 1896 (age 80).

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When Henry Parkes die, Henry Parkes was 80 years old.

Popular As Henry Parkes
Occupation Politician
Age 80 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 27, 1815 (England)
Birthday May 27
Town/City England
Nationality England

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Henry Parkes’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Henry Parkes 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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Remembered as one of Australia's Founding Fathers, Parkes served as the seventh Premiere of New South Wales.

Before Fame

A native of Warwickshire, England, he relocated to Australia in 1839. During his early adulthood years, he educated himself in the literary arts; over the course of his life, he penned several volumes of poetry.


Throughout his life, he struggled to manage his finances, and he ultimately died in poverty.

Family Life

Following the deaths of his first two wives, Clarinda Varney and Eleanor Dixon, he married Julia Lynch, who was his wife for the last year of his life. His first two marriages produced a total of seventeen children.

Associated With

During the 19th Century, he and fellow English-born Australian Politician James Francis (James Goodall Francis) both held the office of Premiere (of New South Wales and Victoria, respectively).

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