Lang, Andrew (1844)

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Lang, Andrew (1844) Gender: M
born on 31 March 1844 at 05:20 (= 05:20 AM )
Place Selkirk, Scotland, 55n33, 2w50
Timezone LMT m2w50 (is local mean time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 10°37' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 29°02 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 26°07'

Andrew (1844) Lang


Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology.

He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales.

The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him.

He died on 20 July 1912, aged 68, in Banchory, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes him in "At the Sign of the Ship" by Andrew Lang, Longman's Magazine, 33.193 (1898), p. 93: "Some amateur has sent me my horoscope ... 'Twenty-seventh degree of Pisces rising.'"

NB: This calculates as 5:20am.


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
  • Vocation : Science : Anthropology
  • Vocation : Writers : Critic (Literary critic)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novelist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet