Warsan Shire

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Warsan Shire (Poet ) was born in Kenya on a Monday, August 1, 1988 🎈. Warsan Shire is 35 years old. She is a Leo ♌ and was born in the Year of the Dragon 🐉.

Somali poet and teacher who has garnered international acclaim for works like 2011’s Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth and 2015’s Her Blue Body. In 2013, she received Brunel University’s African Poetry Prize.

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FULL NAME: Warsan Shire
BIRTH DATE: August 1, 1988
AGE: 35 years old


Warsan Shire is a Poet. Warsan was born in the 1980s, in the middle of the Millennials Generation generation. Millennials are individuals born between 1981 and 1996. This generation is known as being sophisticated, technology-savvy, immune to most traditional marketing and sales pitches. This creative generation is known for heavy usage of the Internet, mobile devices, and social media. Millennials have experienced some of the most important historical events, including, the Great Recession, Gulf War, World Trade Center attacks, and the Iraq War.

She has siblings named Saaid, Samawado, Suban and Salma. Find out who is Warsan Shire dating right now.

She and her family emigrated to the United Kingdom when she was a toddler. She developed a passion for poetry as a teenager after joining a youth club.

DID YOU KNOW In 2014, she was chosen as Queensland, Australia’s poet in residence.

FACT Excerpt from her poetry was featured heavily in Beyonce’s 2016 visual album Lemonade.

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Currently, Warsan Shire is 35 years old. Her next birthday is away. Warsan will celebrate her 36th birthday on a Monday, August 1st. She shares a birthday with everyone who was born on August 1, 1988. Below is the countdown to her next birthday.


Warsan Shire’s zodiac sign is Leo. People born between the dates of July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the fifth sign in the zodiac, Leo. Leos are known for being generous, self-confident, and determined. Libra is the most compatible sign for Leos.

Famous Leos celebrities are Madonna, Barack Obama, Kobe Bryant, Kylie Jenner, Coco Chanel, Lil Yachty, Mila Kunis, Daniel Radcliffe, Chris Hemsworth, and Jennifer Lawrence. Leo ruling planet is Sun. Astrologically, Sun represents hope, life, and the force that drives you to seek the highest expression of yourself.

Warsan Shire was born in the Year of the Dragon. The dragon represents good luck, strength, and health in Chinese culture. People born in the Year of the Dragon are courageous, intelligent, natural born leaders, charismatic, and lucky. They can also sometimes be impetuous, inflexible, and brash.

This year is the Year of the Dragon.

DID YOU KNOW United States life expectancy is about 78.5 years.

Warsan Shire is a 35 years old Poet, born in August, in the Year of the Dragon (1988), and is a Leo. Her life path number is 8. Warsan’s birthstone is Peridot and Sardonyx, and her birth flower is Gladiolus.


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