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19 Fun Facts About Taurus

Looking for the best facts about Taurus? Keep reading to find out why Taureans are as stubborn as a bull with this fascinating Zodiac sign!

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Whether you’re looking for insight into your own Zodiac sign or hoping to learn more about the Taurus in your life, you’ve come to the right place!

First, let’s get some fun facts about Taurus sorted, so we can dive deeper into this intelligent and workman-like astrological sign. 

Repping the bull, Taurus is a grounded earth sign in the second position of the Zodiac. Taurus has the stability that so many others crave!

With a willingness to complete hard work and a dedication that seldom wavers, Taurus is often seen as a little too buttoned up, a little too nose to the grindstone. But did you know there’s a softer side to Taurus?

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How much do you know about Taurus?

The Taurus life motto can be summed up like this: If you put in the work, you’ll reap the benefits. 

Coming out of a day of the focused pursuit of goals, Taurus loves to bask in comfort and luxury. They are indulgent foodies and notorious self-care experts, and value calm above chaos.

We’ll discover other Taurus facts as well, including the famous four-door sedan, the white bull of Zeus, and the Seven Sisters star cluster.

What do you say? Are you ready to learn more about Taurus? Let’s discover what makes Taurus one of the most determined signs of the Zodiac!

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Taurus means lots of beautiful spring flowers!

19 Fun Facts About Taurus

1. What are the birthdates for Taurus?

Remember the old saying, April showers bring May flowers? Well, April and May also bring us into Taurus season!

If you were born between April 20th and May 20th you were born under the bull, Taurus, the second sign of the Zodiac. Let’s discover more about this underrated Zodiac sign!

2. What are some Taurus strengths?

Being represented by the bull, Taureans are known to be intelligent, steadfast, disciplined, and dependable. Keep a Taurus near when there is hard work to be done. 

Taureans are the friends that will help you move and the coworkers who will put in the time to get the grunt work done so the rest of the team can shine.

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Taurus is a very strong Zodiac sign

3. Is Taurus an earth sign?

Most definitely! As the only fixed earth sign, Taureans ground the other astrological signs and are considered to be the anchor of the Zodiac. 

Being so rooted to the earth means Taureans hold onto their beliefs and cannot be swayed easily. The other earth signs are Capricorn (fixed) and Virgo (mutable).

4. What are some of Taurus’s worst traits?

There are a few things Taureans must watch out for while interacting with others. Being so sure of themselves, a Taurus resists change with stubbornness and obstinance.

This can be frustrating for the people around Taurus who feel they’re talking to a brick wall.

5. What are the symbols of Taurus?

We definitely think the bull is one of the coolest symbols in the entire Zodiac. Even the glyph for Taurus is a circle with two proud horns jutting from the top.

Some other symbols for Taurus include the color green, the precious gem emerald, and the rose.

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Emerald is the birthstone of May

6. Do Taureans have a sense of humor?

Low-key, laid-back, and an aversion to gossip, a Taurus isn’t going to set the room on fire with impressions and physical comedy. 

Instead, look to Taurus for a keen sense of observation and a dry wit, who deliver their best jokes to only their closest friends.

7. What planet rules Taurus?

Even though Taureans are known for back-breaking discipline, their ruling planet of Venus offers a whole other side to the Taurus personality. That is the desire for comfort and luxury.

An expensive night out with rich food or a day trip to the spa, Taurus loves to pamper themselves as a reward for all their hard work. And deservedly so!

8. Who is Taurus most compatible with?

If Taurus is looking for someone to understand them at a deep level look no further than the cardinal earth sign, Capricorn. This match can work well in love and in business… or even both!

In terms of opposites attract, Cancer can inspire Taurus, while Taurus can make a stable foundation for their Cancer love.

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Taurus and Capricorn work well together

9. Who are the enemies of Taurus?

Valuing quiet and stability, a Taurus doesn’t have time for an exuberant and adventurous Sagitarrius. 

Think of Sagittarius as a blister-filled hiking boot and Taurus as a down-filled slipper. Sagittarius, you go do your thing, and maybe send Taurus a postcard.

10. Taurus in Greek mythology

Our boy Zeus is at it again! This time his lust for Europa led Zeus to appear to her as a white bull, Taurus. 

When Europa, lured by the Taurus’ beauty, decides to ride him, she’s taken across the sea to Crete. Zeus then turned into an eagle and “ravished” her. What a soap opera!

11. Are Taureans known to be healthy?

Hard-working, determined, and stubborn, heck yes, Taureans are healthy! They are dedicated to the gym, they can put in the hours to run a marathon, and are disciplined with their nutrition as well. 

While the Taurus personality can be indulgent, they know how to balance these luxuries with pragmatism and smart choices.

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Taurus is made up for 19 stars in its constellation

12. Taurus in the night sky

The Taurus constellation is made up of 19 main stars and features prominently in the winter sky in the Northern Hemisphere. 

The brightest star in Taurus is called Aldebaran (Arabic for “follower”) and has a distinctive orange hue to the naked eye. Also look for the Taurid meteor showers throughout the year.

13. More constellation of Taurus facts

One of the coolest clusters of stars resides in the constellation of Taurus. The Pleiades, also known as the Seven Sisters, is an open cluster of stars that were symbolic to many civilizations throughout the ancient world. Galileo was the first astronomer to view the Pleiades through a telescope.

14. Famous April Taureans

We couldn’t really find a theme for our April Taurus birthday round-up, so here’s a random list of some pretty awesome people born under the bull.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (April 21), wrestler John Cena (April 23rd), supermodel Gigi Hadid (April 23rd), singer Lizzo (April 27th), and rapper Travis Scott (April 30th).

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The late Queen Elizabeth II was a Taurus so you’re in good company!

15. Famous May Taureans

For some strange reason a lot of actors that have played action heroes were born as May Taureans. Check this list out!

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (May 2nd), Henry Cavill (May 5th), George Clooney (May 6th), Robert Pattinson (May 13th), and Pierce Brosnan (May 16th).

16. Why are Taureans so calm?

Known for their steadfastness and patience, a bull can only be pushed so far. Taureans are masters of emotional control, but when brought to their limits, the wrath of their pent up frustrations can trample and gore anybody in their path. 

A Taurus is calm, because they choose their battles, but when they’re ready to stand up for themselves they will.

17. What are the best career paths for Taurus?

A Taurus can do well in pretty much every career, simply by force of will and dedication. This includes jobs involving their superior organization and money management skills.

Or how about a chef? Taurus’ love for the finer things and attention to detail are a killer combination when it comes to high-end fine dining.

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There is even a car named after this starsign!

18. What gift should you buy a Taurus?

Luxury. Comfort. Indulgence. A Taurus is ready to be pampered!

Think bath bombs, expensive lotions, or a set of Egyptian cotton sheets. If you can make the Taurus in your life a little more comfortable, you’ll have a friend forever!

19. The only car named after a Zodiac sign

That’s right, to finish off our fun facts about Taurus, we’re talking about the reliable, dependable 4-door sedan, the Ford Taurus

In production from 1986-2019, the Taurus is one of the best-selling cars of all time. Between 1992-1996, the Taurus was the most popular car in the United States. 

Who wants more fun facts?

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If you’re looking for some recommendations, these are a few of our favorite fact books to buy. We use these when planning fun trivia nights with family and friends!

  1. Interesting Facts for Curious Minds
  2. 1,144 Random, Interesting & Fun Facts You Need To Know
  3. The Intriguingly Interesting Book of 555 Fascinating Facts

We really hope you enjoyed all our fun facts about Taurus! Did you learn something new? 

If there’s any Taurus facts we missed, you can let us know in the comments below and we’ll add them to this article! 

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