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George S. Patton

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Birthday
11, 1885
Birthplace
San Gabriel, CA
Death Date
Dec 21, 1945 (60)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
11, 1885
Birthplace
San Gabriel, CA
Death Date
Dec 21, 1945 (60)

About

Four-star United States Army general and iconic commander who led a succession of victorious attacks in Italy, France, and Germany during World War II.

Before Fame

He attended the Virginia Military Institute and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Trivia

He finished fifth in the pentathlon event at the 1912 Summer Olympic Games.

Family Life

His grandfather Benjamin Davis Wilson was a politician.

Associated With

He was portrayed by actor George C. Scott in the 1970 biographical film Patton.