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Pelé Gender: M
Edison Arantes do Nascimento
born on 21 October 1940 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Três Corações (Minas Gerais), Brazil, 21s4149, 45w1512
Timezone BZT h3w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Borges
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 27°41' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 22°00 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 09°30'

Alternative birthtime
His autobiography
Date 23 October 1940 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Três Corações (Minas Gerais), BRAS, 21s4149, 45w1512
Timezone BZT h3w (is standard time)
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 29°41' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 17°27 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 12°02'

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Brazilian soccer player considered the athlete of the century. Pelé became a national Brazilian hero and probably the best player in soccer history. In his long career, he made 1,281 goals. In his international debut at the 1950 World Cup, he scored two goals in the 4-2 win against Sweden. He subsequently scored a goal in every international game in which he played.

Pele came from a poor family in the impoverished town of Tres Coracoes, Brazil. His family called him "Dico" but his young soccer friends nicknamed him "Pelé." As a kid, he shined shoes. At 11, he was discovered by Waldemar de Brito, the country's best soccer player.

In 1956, he began his professional career with the Santo Football Club. The club won nine championships between 1958 and 1969. Pelé quickly became the top scorer in the soccer league. He became not only a legend in his own country but all around the world. In 1967, Nigeria called a 48-hour cease fire so the athlete could play an exhibition match in the capitol of Lagos. Most soccer players careers lasts around five years. Pelé played - at his peak - for 18 years.

In 1970, Pelé played his last World Cup game final. He retired from the Santos Football Club after the 1974 season. In 1975, when he discovered the extent of his financial debts he returned to soccer and played for the New York Cosmos from 1975 to 1977. In 1994, Pelé was named Brazil's Minister of Sports.

Married 2/21/1966, he had three children. After a divorce, he married Assiria on 5/30/1994, 17 years his junior; they had twins 9/28/1996 which were test tube as he had a vasectomy after his divorce from his first marriage.

By 1990, he was the representative of Warner as well as the owner of a restaurant under his nickname of "Pelé."

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Rildo (born 23 January 1942). Notes: New York Cosmos teammates
  • lover relationship with Xuxa (born 27 March 1963)
  • compare to chart of Neymar (born 5 February 1992)


  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 24 August 1964 (daughter Sandra born)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Relationship : Marriage 21 February 1966 (First marriage)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 13 January 1967 (daughter Kelly born)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 27 August 1970 (son Edson born)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 6 June 1978 (daughter Jennifer born)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Relationship : Marriage 30 April 1994 (Second, Assiria)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 28 September 1996 (Had test-tube twins)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 28 September 1996 (Twins Celeste and Joshua born)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Death of Father 16 November 1996 (Joao Ramos do Nascimento)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

B.C. copy in hand from Marcello Borges stating Pele's birth date as October 21st. Evidently, early in Pele's career a seer advised him to say that he was born three days later, October 24, to get a stronger Scorpio image.

Note by A. Treindl: Pele claims the birth date to be 23 October, which does still make him a Libra, though he may have not known that, as common wisdom is that Scorpio begins on that day. On his birthday, that happened only at 4:39 pm.

(Formerly, Bordoni had October 23, 1940 from an autobiography and 1:40 AM from a friend in Brazil. Getulio Bittencouret called the registry office who gave him October 23, 1940, 3:00 AM. Marion March quoted Astrolog for 1941, 1:20 AM.)

Starkman rectified to 23 October 1940 02.50.38 L.T. Asc 9Vir00'


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Age difference more than 15 yrs (Second wife 17 years younger)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Birthing - Miscarriages (Had vasectomy)
  • Family : Parenting : Birthing - Twins, triplets, etc. (Test-tube twins)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five)
  • Personal : Misc. : Changed name (Known as Pele)
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Public relations
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Minor)
  • Vocation : Food and Beverage : Restaurateur
  • Vocation : Sports : Soccer (Eur.Football) (Major)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Soccer champ)
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure (Greatest soccer player in history)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession