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The Rooster
Precision and Dignity

Year: 1909, 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029

Greatest Compatibility With : Ox, Snake
Least Compatibility With : Rabbit

Ranking order : Tenth
Hours ruled by the : 5 pm - 7 pm
Direction of its sign : Directly West
Season and principal month : Autumn/September
Corresponds to Western sign : Virgo
Fixed Element : Metal
Stem : Negative

The Rooster personality is characterized by precision, dignity, and organization. Endowed with great analytical abilities, the Rooster is a financial wizard. A perfectionist in whatever pursuits, the Rooster is meticulous to detail and equally possesses a sharp eye for directness. Inscrutable appearance and demeanor can only match the Rooster's unfaltering strong convictions.

Famous people born in the year of the Rooster

Prince Philip, Peter Ustinov, Alex Haley, Alexander Dubcek, Deborah Kerr, Yves Montand, Elia Kazan, King Birenda of Nepal, Elton John, D. K. Ludwig, Pope Paul VI, Grover Cleveland, Paul Galico, Crown Prince Akihito, Edwin Land Baron, Guy Rothschild, Queen Juliana, Peter Drucker, Katherine Hepburn, Andrei Gromyko.


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