MacKenzie, Compton

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MacKenzie, Compton Gender: M
born on 17 January 1883 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place West Hartlepool, England, 54n41, 1w12
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 27°01' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 14°50 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 16°52'

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Compton MacKenzie


British author and known eccentric who was the Rector of Glasgow from 1931-34. He also worked as a literary critic for the London Daily Mail. His first novel was published in 1911 and was followed by many more. "Tight Little Island," 1949, was made into a successful British comedy film.

When young, he was known for the unorthodox attire which he often wore. He was knighted in 1952.

Died on 11/30/1972, Edinburgh, Scotland

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Work : Gain social status 1952 (Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II)

Source Notes

LMR quotes his autobiography "My Life and Times, Octave I," 1963.

Taeger quotes Lescaut for 9.45, Jomes has 9.49


  • Traits : Personality : Eccentric (Unorthodox attire)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 89)
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Reverend Rector)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Humor
  • Notable : Awards : Knighted