Meriwether Lewis

About Meriwether Lewis

Birth Day: August 18, 1774
Birth Place: Ivy, VA

Meriwether Lewis

Meriwether Lewis was born on August 18, 1774 in Ivy, VA. He explored and mapped the American Northwest with his partner William Clark.
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As per our current Database, Meriwether Lewis has been died on Oct 11, 1809 (age 35).

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When Meriwether Lewis die, Meriwether Lewis was 35 years old.

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Occupation Explorer
Age 35 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born August 18, 1774 (Ivy, VA)
Birthday August 18
Town/City Ivy, VA
Nationality VA

🌙 Zodiac

Meriwether Lewis’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Meriwether Lewis was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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He explored and mapped the American North West with his partner william Clark.

Before Fame

He was appointed to be President Thomas Jefferson's aide in 1801 and provided him with information regarding army politics.


In addition to helping to map the U.S., he served as governor of Louisiana.

Family Life

He was the son of Lt. william Lewis and Lucy Meriweather. His father died of pneumonia when he was a child.

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Napoleon Bonaparte sold the U.S. a large amount of land in what came to be known as the Louisiana Purchase. Lewis and Clark set out explore this land.

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