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|Born||August 10, 1729 (England)|
William Howe’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.
William Howe 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.
Commander-in-Chief of the British Army during the American Revolution who also served in the British Parliament.
He began his military career at the age of seventeen, serving first in the Duke of Cumberland's Dragoons and then in the War of the Austrian Succession.
He was a key player in the 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill.
He was born into a distinguished family: he was the son of 2nd Viscount Emanuel Howe and Sophia von Kielmansegg (the known illegitimate daughter of King George I). In addition, his two older brothers, General George Howe and Admiral Richard Howe, were both high-ranking military officers.
He ordered the death by hanging of Nathan Hale, a spy for the Continental Army during the period of the New York Campaign.