Henry Luce


Birthday April 3, 1898

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace China

DEATH DATE Feb 28, 1967 (68)

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Magazine publisher who founded Time, Fortune, Life, and Sports Illustrated.

Before Fame

He was born in China where his parents were working as missionaries.


He started his magazines because he felt the American public was uninformed.

Family Life

He married his wife Clare Boothe Luce in 1935, and they stayed married despite domestic difficulties.

Associated With

His magazines boasted many famous journalists, including James Agee.