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Chinese Zodiac Animal Profiles - Year of the Snake


Year of the Snake
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Birth Years*:

1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

*For the sake of simplicity, I have noted the years per the Gregorian calendar. However, since we're talking about the Chinese Lunar Calendar, the New Year can be any time between January and February. If your birthday falls in these months, and you're not sure where you land, use this website to find your zodiac sign.


  • Vain
  • Selfish
  • Sympathetic
  • Charitable
  • Romantic
  • Charming
  • Stingy
  • Self-reliant

Compatible With:

Roosters, Oxen



Good Career Choices:

  • Teacher
  • Philosopher
  • Writer
  • Psychiatrist

Famous Snakes:

Charles Darwin, Elizabeth I, Picasso, Anne Frank, Mahatma Gandhi, Carole King, Abraham Lincoln, Edgar Allen Poe

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