1947 Chinese Zodiac

Those born between January 22, 1947 and February 9, 1948 are members of the Fire Pig Chinese Zodiac sign. If you were born before January 22nd, please consult the 1946 Chinese Zodiac, which is The Year of the Fire Dog.

With the influence of the Fire Element the Fire Pig is amongst the most intense members of the Pig sign. The confidence of the Fire Pig is hard to match and members of the sign are known for being bold and courageous in their actions. Unlike other calculated members of their sign, the Fire Pig has an eye for adventure, which explains why it is not unusual for the Fire Pig to act on a whim. In their social pursuits, the Fire Pig is idealistic and generous. Although they have firm material ambitions, the Fire Pig may be most content with a strong, close knit family and friend group.

Ambitious and driven, the Fire Pig has a variety of potential careers to explore. Challenging careers such as law, writing or design are all great fits for the passionate Fire Pig. Similarly, their idealistic pursuits could lead them to fields such as teaching, social work or the non-profit sector. Those born under the Fire Pig sign are known to find success fighting for the rights of others in the political arena. These qualities can be witnessed in the influential lives of Hilary Clinton and Arnold Schwarzenegger, who were both born in 1947.

While the Fire Pig has many strengths, the sign does not come without its fair share of challenges. Specifically, the Fire Pig's impulsiveness can be a bit reckless and the outcomes of their decisions are often unpredictable. In this sense, the Fire Pig is encouraged to think their actions through to obtain a more clear focus. The Fire Pig may also experience streaks of stubbornness. In these times, those born under the Fire Pig sign should work on keeping an open mind.

The organ of the Fire Pig is the heart. By maintaining a healthy diet and exercise regimen, the Fire Pig can protect their all-important heart.