John Harington

About John Harington

Birth Day: August 4, 1561
Birth Place: England

John Harington

John Harington was born on August 4, 1561 in England. A poet by trade, he invented the first flushable toilet.
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As per our current Database, John Harington has been died on Nov 20, 1612 (age 51).

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When John Harington die, John Harington was 51 years old.

Popular As John Harington
Occupation Entrepreneur
Age 51 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born August 4, 1561 (England)
Birthday August 4
Town/City England
Nationality England

🌙 Zodiac

John Harington’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

John Harington was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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A poet by trade, he invented the first flushable toilet.

Before Fame

His wit sometimes got him into trouble with the royal court, such as when a translated racy Italian poem hit a little too close to home for the Queen.


His invention caused his name to become a kind of euphemism for toilet.

Family Life

He married Mary Rogers, the granddaughter of Sir Edward Rogers.

Associated With

His mother Isabella Markham was a servant to Queen Elizabeth I and worked in her royal privy chamber. The Queen received his first flushable toilet.

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