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The Ox
Hard-working and Stable

Year: 1901, 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021

Greatest Compatibility With : Rooster, Snake
Least Compatibility With : Sheep

Ranking order : Second
Hours ruled by the : 1 am - 3 am
Direction of its sign : North-Northeast
Season and principal month : Winter/January
Corresponds to Western sign : Capricorn
Fixed Element : Water
Stem : Negative

The Ox personality is diligent, hard-working, stable and calm. Through the Ox's fortitude and respect for tradition and custom, the Ox is undeniably a symbol of logic and resolute thinking. Always an asset and good provider for the family's well-being, the Ox will not hesitate to care for his loved ones and make great sacrifices. The Ox holds equally high dignity and strong morals to match.

Famous people born in the Year of the Ox

Walt Disney, Emperor Hirohito, Eisaku Sato, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Archbishop Makarios, Willy Brandt, Vincent Van Gogh, Carlo Ponti, Gore Vidal, Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Sellers, Richard Burton, Margaret Thatcher, Melina Mercouri, Robert Redford, Vanessa Redgrave, Dustin Hoffman, Boris Spassky, Adolf Hitler, Nehru, Charlie Chaplin.


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