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|William Davies Evans
|January 27, 1790 (Wales)
William Davies Evans’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. 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.
William Davies Evans 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.
A Welsh inventor and skilled chess player who most notably invented the tri-coloured lighting on naval vessels, which helped ships avoid collisions at night.
He worked on sea vessels from a very young age.
He is remembered best for his unique strategies, including Evan's Gambit.
His family sent him to work as a sailor at the age of 14.
His methods are employed by some of the top chess stars today, including Magnus Carlsen.