Rhodes, Cecil John
|born on||5 July 1853 at 19:30 (= 7:30 PM )|
|Place||Bishop's Stortford, England, 51n53, 0e09|
|Timezone||GMT h0e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||13°35' 06°25 Asc. 02°35'|
British-South African entrepreneur, a statesman and empire builder called the, "Diamond King." He moved to South Africa in 1870 and made his fortune in a short three years in the diamond fields. He was elected to Cape Colony assembly, 1881 and became Premier in 1890, helping to direct the Boer War in 1899. Rhodes left his fortune to public service.
He died 3/26/1902, Muizenberg, Cape Colony.
- Family : Change residence 1870 (Move to South Africa)
Sy Scholfield quotes "The Founder: Cecil Rhodes and the Pursuit of Power" by Robert I. Rotberg (Oxford University Press, 1988), p. 21: "In Bishop's Stortford . . . Cecil was born at 7:30 p.m. on July 5, 1853."
Previously: 7:00pm from Sabian Symbols No.789. Musselwhite in AFA 3/67 gives 7:08 PM, Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire.
- Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur (Diamond king)
- Vocation : Politics : Heads of state (Premier)
- Vocation : Travel : Adventurer
- Notable : Book Collection : American Book