Walter Raleigh Rank
About Walter Raleigh
Walter Raleigh was an English explorer, writer, poet, and a soldier who is well known as the author of the political poem titled “The Lie”. He further wrote lots of poems which include "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd", "A Prognistication upon Cards and Dice" and "If Cynthia be a Queen". He’s also known for popularizing tobacco in the United Kingdom.
He was the son of Walter Raleigh and Katherine Gilbert. He was married to Elizabeth Raleigh with whom he had three kids namely Damerei, Walter, and Carew.
He was knighted in 1585 by Queen Elizabeth I.
He was imprisoned by King James I after he was accused of treason and was executed in 1618.
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F.A.Q. about Walter Raleigh
When is his birthday?
Walter Raleigh's birthday is on January 22, 1552.
In how many days is his birthday?
Walter Raleigh's birthday is in 95 days
How old was Walter Raleigh when he died?
He was 66 years old.
When did he die?
He died in October 29, 1618.
How old would he be today?
Walter Raleigh would be 469 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Walter Raleigh from?
He was born in Devon, England, UK.
Walter Raleigh's Popularity
Walter Raleigh was a famous English writer, poet, soldier, courtier and explorer, who was born on January 22, 1552. As a person born on this date, Walter Raleigh is listed in our database as the 91st most popular celebrity for the day (January 22).
People born on January 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Walter Raleigh is the 2345th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Walter Raleigh's birthday, Walter Raleigh is the 2653rd most famous English and ranks 4th in famous people born in Devon, England, UK.
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