Apparently, when the animals came to watch Gautama Siddhartha become the Buddha, the Tiger arrived soon after the Rat and the Ox. Those born in Years ruled the Tiger, a Yang Wood Animal, are fighters. These folks can quite paradoxical. At the same Time, they are said to be sensitive, aggressive, unpredictable, charming, emotional, courageous, and, although tending toward selfishness and jealousy, they are capable of great love. Sometimes they act rashly without thinking things through. These show-offs often end up in powerful positions. Sometimes they can be difficult to work with. However, these magnetic and commanding figures easily earn the respect and admiration the absolute loyalty and affection they show for those they love.
They can be prone to self-risk, although they don’t like to put others at risk. These qualities make them exceptional as a boss, boxer, explorer, racecar driver, business manager, social activist, explorer, travel writer, or matador. These fearless, dynamic folks are persistent and tenacious.
The Tiger is most compatible with those born under the Signs of the, Horse Dragon or Dog, but never a Monkey.
Recent Tiger Years: 1902, 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022
Famous people born in the Year of the Tiger include: Karl Marx, born in 1818, a Yang Earth Year; Groucho Marx and Dwight D. Eisenhower; both born in 1890, a Yang Metal Year; Marilyn Monroe and Queen Elizabeth II, both born in 1926, a Yang Fire Year; Sheryl Crow and Tom Cruise, both born in 1962, a Yang Water Year, and Emily Dickinson, born in 1830, a Yang Metal Year.