James Baldwin was a prominent African-American writer and social critic who lived during the Civil Rights Movement. He was born in 1924 in Harlem, New York, and became known for his literary works that tackled issues of race, sexuality, and identity. Baldwin’s writing style was elegant and powerfully emotive, often drawing from his personal experiences as a Black man in America. His best-known works include “Go Tell It on the Mountain” and “The Fire Next Time.” Baldwin was also a prominent Civil Rights activist, using his platform to speak out against discrimination and racism. He passed away in 1987, leaving behind a lasting legacy as one of the most influential writers and activists of his time.

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Name: James Arthur Baldwin

Tag: Writer

Date of Birth: 02-08-1924

Day: Saturday

Birth Time: 00:00:00

Place of Birth: Harlem, New York, United States

(Note: D= Direct, R= Retrogate and H= House)

PlanetsRashi (H)LongitudeNakshatra
AscendingTaurus (1st)09°42’58”Krittika
Sun (D)Cancer (3rd)16°48’39”Ashlesha
Moon (D)Leo (4th)02°54’22”Magha
Mars (R)Aquarius (10th)11°59’57”Satabhisa
Mercury (D)Leo (4th)10°53’51”Magha
Jupiter (R)Scorpio (7th)17°17’31”Jyeshtha
Venu (D)Gemini (2nd)10°05’02”Ardra
Satn (D)Libra (6th)03°46’53”Chitra
Rahu (R)Leo (4th)00°52’03”Magha
Ketu (R)Aquarius (10th)00°52’03”Dhanistha