Robert Burns was born on January 25, 1759. Robert Burns's horoscope sun sign is Aquarius
and Chinese zodiac sign is Tiger
. Robert Burns was famous for Scottish poet who composed "Auld Lang Syne"
Meanings of Name Robert
The name Robert was originated from Germanic. It is used as a male name. The name Robert is of the meaning of Bright fame. The name Robert is used in Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Norwegian and Swedish speaking countries. There have been various saints named Robert. St Robert of Molesme was one of the founders of the Cistercian monastic order. St Robert Bellarmine was a Catholic Cardinal, and is one of the Doctors of the Church.
There were three kings of Scotland named Robert. The first was Robert the Bruce, who expelled the English led by Edward II from Scotland, concluding the war of independence with the Battle of Bannockburn.
Other Roberts in positions of power include Robert Fico - the current Prime Minister of Slovakia, US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates, Robert Walpole - who is regarded as the first Prime Minister of Great Britain, and Robert Mugabe - the president of Zimbabwe. Robert (Bobby) Kennedy was the younger brother of US President John F Kennedy and was US Attorney General. He was later assassinated.
Famous bearers of the name include film director Robert Altman, actors Robert de Niro and Robert Redford, composer Robert Schumann, Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson and poets Robert Burns and Robert Browning. Famous scientists bearing the name include Robert Hooke, Robert Boyle and Robert Oppenheimer.
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