Wendell Berry

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Wendell Berry (Novelist ) was born in Kentucky, United States on a Sunday, August 5, 1934 🎈. Wendell Berry is 89 years old. He is a Leo ♌ and was born in the Year of the Dog 🐕.

Author of novels, short stories, poems, and essays and recipient of the National Humanities Medal. His best-known works include That Distant Land, Hannah Coulter, and A World Lost.

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FULL NAME: Wendell Berry
BIRTH DATE: August 5, 1934
BIRTHPLACE: Kentucky, United States
AGE: 89 years old


Wendell Berry is a Novelist. Wendell was born in the 1930s, in the middle of the Silent Generation generation. Silent Generation are individuals born between 1925 and 1945. This generation is known for Jazz, Martin Luther King, Jr., Frank Sinatra, Malcolm X, Gone With The Wind, Mickey Mouse, Andy Warhol, Clint Eastwood, Bob Dylan. The Silent Generation has experienced critical historical events, including the Korean War, The Cold War, the McCarthy Hearings, and the Space Race.

He was born to John Marshall Berry and Virginia Erdman Berry. He married Tanya Amyx in 1957. Find out who is Wendell Berry dating right now.

He grew up in Kentucky and worked on a farm as a child. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from the University of Kentucky and went on to attend Stanford University on a Wallace Stegner fellowship.

DID YOU KNOW His first novel, published in 1960, was titled Nathan Coulter.

FACT His poem, “Sabbaths II,” inspired the film, Unforeseen, which was produced by Robert Redford.

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Currently, Wendell Berry is 89 years old. His next birthday is away. Wendell will celebrate his 90th birthday on a Sunday, August 5th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on August 5, 1934. Below is the countdown to his next birthday.


Wendell Berry’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.

Wendell Berry was born in the Year of the Dog. People born in the Year of the Dog are likable, sincere, protective, helpful, and honest. They can also sometimes be pessimistic, cynical, paranoid, overly aggressive, and stubborn.

This year is the Year of the Dragon.

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

Wendell Berry is a 89 years old Novelist, born in August, in the Year of the Dog (1934), and is a Leo. His life path number is 3. Wendell’s birthstone is Peridot and Sardonyx, and his birth flower is Gladiolus.


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