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Buffalo Bill Cody Headshot
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Buffalo Bill Cody

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Birthday
26, 1846
Birthplace
Iowa
DEATH DATE
Jan 10, 1917 (70)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
26, 1846
Birthplace
Iowa
DEATH DATE
Jan 10, 1917 (70)

About

American legend and showman whose Wild West Show glorified the American frontier. He was said to have earned his nickname by killing over 4,000 buffalo, though many of his accolades were mythical.

Before Fame

He worked his first job as a freight carrier as a boy extra at age 11.

Trivia

His show featured the legendary Annie Oakley. From his creation of the Wild West Show, he is considered one of the first global celebrities. In 1883, in Nebraska, he founded "Buffalo Bill's Wild West," which was a show that resembled a circus and toured nationally.

Family Life

He married Louisa Frederici in 1866 and the couple had four children together.

Associated With

Another famous Iowa-born Pisces like him is Tom Arnold.