Key, Francis Scott

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Key, Francis Scott Gender: M
born on 1 August 1779 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Baltimore, USA, 39n17, 76w36
Timezone LMT m76w36 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 09°27' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 00°05 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 07°08'

Francis Scott Key


American attorney and amateur verse writer, gained fame when he wrote the words to the "Star Spangled Banner," the U.S. National Anthem, during the War of 1812.

Died 1/11/1843. Baltimore, MD.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Penfield Collection quotes Matthews for "born at sunset." Old-file has 6:45 PM LMT. LMR computes sunset at 7:13 PM LMT. Baird had 1780, 10:56 AM, Friedrichs County, MD. Encyclopedia gives 1779, Friedrichs County, now Carroll, MD.


  • Vocation : Law : Attorney
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet (Amateur verse writer)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book