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Love is in the Stars: Year of the Ox

19. October 2009 by Christy 0 Comments

Most people are aware of the twelve signs of Western astrology, but did you know that China has twelve zodiac signs as well? Determined by one’s year of birth rather than one's month and date of birth, Chinese zodiac signs can offer valuable insight into an individual’s personality. 2009 is the Year of the Ox. Here are some fun facts about people born under this sign.


Ox (1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009)
Traditional zodiac equivalent: Capricorn


Personality Traits
People born in the Year of the Ox are known to be extremely hard workers, often working so hard that they never take time to relax. Oxen people are patient and thoughtful and are known to make great leaders. Strong and patient, Ox people can also be seen as stubborn and critical, and they may display a fierce temper when opposed.

Oxen in Love
Ox people generally hate to flirt and will search long and hard for that special partner. Once happily paired, people born in the Year of the Ox will make great sacrifices for love and family. For this reason, many consider an Ox to be a great match. Oxen are compatible with a Rat and Rooster and incompatible with a Tiger and Horse.


Famous Oxen
Famous Ox people include Barack Obama, Saddam Hussein, Margaret Thatcher, Napoleon Bonaparte, Sammy Davis Jr., Walt Disney, Clark Gable, Rosa Parks, Vincent Van Gogh, Heather Locklear, Jack Nicholson, and George Clooney.

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