Nimitz, Chester

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Nimitz, Chester Gender: M
born on 24 February 1885 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Fredericksburg, Texas, 30n17, 98w52
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Astrodienst
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 06°23' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 07°39 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 25°56'

Chester Nimitz


American fleet admiral of the United States Navy. He played a major role in the naval history of World War II as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet (CinCPac), for U.S. naval forces and Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas (CinCPOA), for U.S. and Allied air, land, and sea forces during World War II.

Nimitz was the leading U.S. Navy authority on submarines. He oversaw the conversion of these vessels' propulsion from gasoline to diesel, and then later was key to acquiring approval to build the world's first nuclear-powered submarine, USS Nautilus, whose propulsion system later completely superseded diesel-powered submarines in the U.S. The chief of the Navy's Bureau of Navigation in 1939, Nimitz served as Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) from 1945 until 1947. He was the United States' last surviving officer who served in the rank of fleet admiral.

He died at age 80 on the evening of 20 February 1966 in San Francisco, California.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • role played of/by Fonda, Henry (born 16 May 1905). Notes: 1965 film "In Harm's Way"; 1976 film "Midway"
  • role played of/by Harrelson, Woody (born 23 July 1961). Notes: 2019 film "Midway"


Source Notes

Lepoivre had the time 12.30 PM, source unknown. Starkman rectified to 12.49.08 CST.

On 7 June 2017, Ken Humke sent photos from an exhibition at the musuem of Pacific War. There, the journal of the midwife attending Nimitz' birth is exhibited, which records 1 pm as time of birth. As other entries in the journal show, the midwife had the habit of recording the time of birth with 1/4 of an hour precision.


  • Vocation : Military : Military career