Chinese Zodiac - Year of the Tiger
China Zodiac Animal - Tiger

Chinese: 虎 hǔ
Years of the Tiger:1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022
Tigers, considered to be brave, cruel, forceful, stately and terrifying, are the symbol of power and lordliness. In ancient times, people usually compared emperors or grandees with the tiger. Court officials often said that 'accompanying the emperor is just like being at the side of a tiger'. There are also many legends about this animal.

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Yin
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Mu (Wood)
Yin Yang: Yang

 Years of the Tiger
  • 01/26/1914-02/13/1915
  • 02/13/1926-02/01/1927
  • 01/31/1938-02/18/1939
  • 02/17/1950-02/05/1951
  • 02/05/1962-01/24/1963
  • 01/23/1974-02/10/1975
  • 02/09/1986-01/28/1987
  • 01/28/1998-02/15/1999
  • 02/14/2010-02/02/2011
  • 02/01/2022-01/21/2023

Lucky Signs for Tiger:

Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 4
Lucky Colors: grey, blue, white, orange
Lucky Flowers: cineraria, anthurium
Lucky Directions: south, east, southeast

Lucky Numbers and Colors of TigerLucky Flowers and Directions of Tiger
Things Should be Avoided:
  • Unlucky Numbers: 6, 7, 8
  • Unlucky Colors: gold, silver, brown, black
  • Unlucky Direction: northwest

 Personality of the Tiger
In most cases, they are powerful, independent, confident and brave. They have strong sense of errantry, being frank and easy to win others' trust. In their middle age, their fate may be uneven, but after hardships, they will enjoy a bright prospect. While they are also likely to be dogmatic, and like showing off when accomplishing something.
 
  • Strengths
    Tolerant, loyal, valiant, courageous, trustworthy, intelligent, virtuous 
  • Weaknesses
    Arrogant, short-tempered, hasty, traitorous 
 Love Compatibility of the Tiger
  • Best Matches: Horse, Dragon and Pig
    They can encourage and help each other, and they can be the best lovers as well as rivals. They are all ambitious and share the same value in life and money. The couple can lead a harmonious life.
  • Bad Matches: Ox, Tiger and Monkey
    They are both aggressive, and seldom make compromise, so the relationship will be nipped in the bud. If getting married, financial problems would result in their breakup.
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In general, most things go steadily without big problems. Coming across nice persons, they can defuse all the bad luck in career and business. However, they are supposed to stay on the old occupation but not change a job. Their relationship and love also get delightful prospect - the singles can find their true love and the married ones can keep their love fresh still. They need to avoid unnecessary quarrels and misunderstandings.
Tiger Luck in 2015
 Tiger's Personality by Western Astrology Signs
Their personality differs according to western astrological signs, like serious Aries, practical Taurus, impulsive Gemini, shrewd Cancer, arrogant Leo, responsible Virgo, realistic Libra, aggressive Scorpio, naive Sagittarius, powerful Capricorn, unstrained Aquarius and generous Pisces.
 Tiger's Personality by Blood Types
  • Blood Type O: They are outgoing and considerate, always keeping a sober mind. They will not easily give in when meeting difficulties but confront them bravely.
  • Blood Type A: Stable, obedient, they can always arrange their life in good order. They pursue high quality of life, and they would like to impress people with a decent and noble image.
  • Blood Type B: They are straightforward, awkward in speaking. They seek freedom always, and they are persistent to realize their dreams.
  • Blood Type AB: Careful and cautious, they seldom make mistakes in work. They are tenderer than other people in this zodiac sign. Positive and humorous, they have many reliable friends.
 Celebrities Born in the Year of the Tiger
Ludwig van Beethoven, Marco Polo, Karl Marx, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Marilyn Monroe, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Emmy Rossum, Jodie Foster, Alyson Hannigan, Ryan Phillippe, Mary Kate Olson, Ashley Olson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg, Garth Brooks, Robert Pattinson, Penn Badgley, Penelope Cruz, Mischa Barton, Drake Bell, Judy Blume, Emily Bronte, Emily Dickinson, Isadora Duncan, Beatrix Potter, Emperor Qin Shi Huang, Sun Yat-sen, Zhang Yimou