Rhodes, Cecil John

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Rhodes, Cecil John Gender: M
born on 5 July 1853 at 19:30 (= 7:30 PM )
Place Bishop's Stortford, England, 51n53, 0e09
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 13°35' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 06°25 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 02°35'

Cecil John Rhodes


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.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Family : Change residence 1870 (Move to South Africa)

Source Notes

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