Hoge, Robert

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Hoge, Robert Gender: M
born on 23 July 1972 at 12:35 (= 12:35 PM )
Place Brisbane, Australia, 27s28, 153e02
Timezone AEST h10e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 00°20' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 23°03 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 25°27'


Australian writer, a journalist, speechwriter, science communicator for the CSIRO and a political advisor to the former Queensland Premier and Deputy Premier.

Hoge was born with a tumour stretching down his face, a lump the size of his newborn fist. He had plastic surgeries to reshape his face but, because they carried a high risk of blindness or death, at age 14 he decided on no more surgery. He has written of his experiences in his autobiography "Ugly: My Memoir."

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Ugly: My Memoir" by Robert Hoge (Sydney: Hachette, 2013): "[O]n 23 July 1972 . . . [at] the Mater Mother's Hospital in Woolloongabba [in Brisbane] . . . I was born at 12.35 pm."


  • Traits : Body : Appearance unattractive (Congenital facial tumour)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two daughters)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social (Disability advocacy and social engagement)
  • Vocation : Politics : Other Politics (Political advisor)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer ("Ugly: My Memoir")
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Short stories)
  • Vocation : Writers : Other Writers (Speechwriter)