There are 12 zodiacs in the lunar calendar: the Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig, and each of the 12 zodiacs reoccurring every 12 years. This year is the Year of the Tiger and the following are the years of the tiger in the past century including the current year:  2022, 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962, 1950, and 1938, 1926, 1914, 1902.

People who are born in the Year of the Tiger are characterized with commanding personality, steadfast and resilient. At the same time, they are also analytical and composed.

Celebrity “Tiger Babies” Who are Born in the Year of the Tiger: 

  • Queen Elizabeth II (born 1926 sets the UK record of the oldest and longest-reigning monarch for 70 years)
  • Marilyn Monroe – Actress
  • Fidel Castro – Politician
  • Leonardo DiCaprio – Actor, Film producer, Environmentalist
  • Lady Gaga – Actress, Singer, Songwriter
  • Joe Wicks – Fitness Guru
  • Jay Leno – Talk Show Host
  • Stevie Wonder – Singer
  • Harper Lee – Author

Historical Famous People from Chinese History Who Were Born in the Year of the Tiger:

Emperor Qin Shihuang (秦始皇): Emperor Qin is the first emperor in Chinese history, who united China the first time by defeating and conquering all 7 warlords’ countries.

Li Shizhen (李时珍): Regarded as the “Saint of the Chinese Medicine”, Li Shizhen’s “The Compendium of Materia Medica” (本草纲目) is the first medicine book that recorded all ancient herbal medicines and prescriptions in 1590 of Ming Dynasty ancient China.

Dr. Sung Yixian (孙逸仙 / 孙中山): Studied at San Francisco University for his MD degree and practiced medicine for 9 years in China before going in politics, Dr. Sung initiated & organized the national democratic revolution in China which eventually overthrew the late Qing Dynasty in 1911. Both National Party and Communist Party in China regard Dr. Sung as the “Father of Modern China Democratic Revolution”.

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Let us know if you know the celebrities or historical figures who were born in the Year of the Tiger that should be on this list?  And it’s ok to list your name here as you can be famous one day too! 🙂

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