facts on Pal BenkoPal Benko (Chess Player) was born on the 14th of July, 1928. He was born in 1920s, in Silent Generation. His birth sign is Cancer and his life path number is 5. Pal’s birth flower is Larkspur and birthstone is Ruby. What does this all mean? Let’s find out!

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NAME: Pal Benko
PROFESSION: Chess Player

1. Bio

Pal Benko, best known for being a Chess Player, was born in France on Saturday, July 14, 1928. French chess grandmaster and author who set a record with eight U.S. Open Chess Championship victories. He has written several books on chess, including 1991’s “Winning with Chess Psychology.”

Family: His father was an artist and an engineer. Pal Benko father’s name is Under review and mother unknown at this time. We will continue to update details on Pal Benko’s family.

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Education: Education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.

Dating: According to CelebsCouples, Pal Benko is single .

Net Worth: Online estimates of Pal Benko’s net worth vary. It’s easy to predict his income, but it’s much harder to know how much he has spent over the years. CelebsMoney does a good job of breaking most of it down.

2. Pal Benko’s zodiac sign is Cancer

Pal Benko zodiac sign is a Cancer. Dates of Cancer are June 21 - July 22. Those born under the zodiac sign Cancer need to be needed. They have an great desire to feel loved and appreciated in every part of their lives. This is needed so that they can develop a sense of security and identity. They are nurturing, supportive, healing, compassionate, and unconditionally loving. Although, they can be dependent, indirect, moody, passive, aggressive, and unable to let go.


3. He is currently 93 years old

The American chess player has been alive for 33,978 days days or 815,494 hours hours. There were precisely 1,152 full moons after his birth to this day.

BORN:July 14, 1928
AGE: 93 years old
BORN ON:Saturday
GENERATION:Silent Generation

Pal Benko was born on a Saturday. Saturday's children come courtesy of Saturn, the god of wealth, freedom, and agriculture. People born on Saturdays are modest, studious, wise, practical, and strict. Fun!

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4. On Pal Benko’s birthday

The world’s population was and there were an estimated babies born throughout the world in 1928, Calvin Coolidge (Republican) was the US President, and the number one song on Billboard 100 was [Not available]. No song matches found..

On this day in history:

1789 – Bastille Day - the French Revolution begins with the fall of the Bastille Prison.

1798 – US Sedition Act prohibits "false, scandalous & malicious" writing against government.

1850 – 1st public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration by Florida physician John Gorrie.

5. Pal Benko’s stats

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6. The Year of the Dragon

Pal Benko was born in the Year of the Dragon. People with Chinese zodiac Dragon sign are usually a group of people who are lively, intellectual and excitable. They can clearly tell right from wrong. Their strengths are decisive, inspiring, magnanimous, sensitive, ambitious, and romantic. But they can also be eccentric, tactless, fiery, intolerant, and unrealistic. Their lucky numbers are 1, 7, 6, and lucky colors are gold, silver, hoary.

7. Pal Benko’s life path number is 5

Life Path Number 5 represent 'The Free Spirit'. Those who walk a Life Path with Number 5 have an uncanny ability to understand the deepest esoteric & metaphysical teachings. 5 turns the mystical into the norm. Its energy is that of Experience. The values are adventure, movement, change. The challenges are to find some kind of daily structure that works for you.

8. Silent Generation

Pal Benko was born in the middle of Silent Generation.

9. Pal Benko’s birthstone is Ruby

Red rubies are tokens of harmony and peace. Their beauty speaks of strength and nobility of character. It was believed to protect its wearer from evil. Traditionally, the ruby has been regarded by ancient Hindus as the "king of gems"

10. Pal Benko’s birth flower is Larkspur

Larkspurs symbolize positivity and love. They come in a wide range of vibrant colors including indigo, purple and pink.

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