Hamilton, William

From Astro-Databank
Jump to: navigation, search
Hamilton, William Gender: M
born on 4 August 1805 at 00:00 (= 12:00 midnight )
Place Dublin, Ireland, 53n20, 6w15
Timezone LMT m6w15 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Wemyss
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 11°07' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 00°03 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 17°46'

William Hamilton


Irish scientist, a mathematician, astronomer, linguist and writer. The fourth of nine kids, he was reading Latin, Greek and Hebrew by age four and studying Sanskrit at nine. His mom died when he was 12 and his dad died two years later. Hamilton became a professor of astronomy at 22 and published several books on math. As a young man, he had many romances and married in 1833, having three kids. Two years after his marriage, he was Knighted.

Reclusive in his later years, Hamilton died on 2 September 1865 in Dublin, Ireland.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Relationship : Marriage 1833
  • Work : Prize 1835 (Knighted)

Source Notes

Wemyss Wheel of Live, Vol. 2, same in Britannica as August 3/4, 1805. Same in Sabian Symbols No.426

Thomas L. Hankins, Sir William Rowan Hamilto, Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. 1980. p. 4. "Hamilton was still in the north of Ireland when his own son was born at Dominick Street in Dublin at midnight between the third and the fourth of August, 1805"


  • Traits : Mind : Child prodigy (Greek and Latin by age four)
  • Traits : Mind : Exceptional mind
  • Family : Childhood : Family large (Fourth of nine kids)
  • Family : Childhood : Family traumatic event (Mom died when he was 12, dad two years later)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of astronomy)
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Math)
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Languages (From his youth on)
  • Notable : Awards : Knighted
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : Occult/ Misc. Collection