Gilbert Baker (Artist), born on June 2, 1951 in Chanute, Kansas, U.S.. Gilbert Baker's age 65 years (At death) & Zodiac Sign Gemini, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Gilbert Baker?
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Gilbert Baker Height
5 Feet 10 Inches (177.8 cm)
|Height & Weight|
|Height (in Feet-Inches)||5 Feet 10 Inches|
|Height (in Centimeters)||177.8 cm|
|Weight (in Kilograms)||83 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||182.98 lbs|
Gilbert Baker Body Measurements
Gilbert Baker's full body measurements are 43 inches (109.22 cm) - 14.5 inches (36.83 cm) - 34 inches (86.36 cm).
|Measurements||43-34-14.5 inches/ 109.22-86.36-36.83 cm|
|Chest Size||43 inches (109.22 cm)|
|Biceps Size||14.5 inches (36.83 cm)|
|Waist Size (Male)||34 inches (86.36 cm)|
Gilbert Baker was born on June 2, 1951 in Chanute, Kansas, U.S. His father was a judge and his mother was a teacher.
He served in the United States Army from 1970 to 1972. He was stationed as a medic in San Francisco at the beginning of the gay rights movement, and lived there as an openly gay man. After his honorable discharge from the military, he worked on the first marijuana legalization initiative California Proposition 19 (1972), and was taught to sew by his fellow activist Mary Dunn.
He first created the Rainbow Flag with a collective in 1978, He refused to trademark it, seeing it as a symbol that was for the LGBT community. In 1979, Baker began work at Paramount Flag Company in San Francisco, then located on the southwest corner of Polk Street and Post Street in the Polk Gulch neighborhood. In 2003, to commemorate the Rainbow Flag's 25th anniversary, Baker created a Rainbow Flag that stretched from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean in Key West.
In 1994 Baker was commissioned to design a mile long (30 feet wide) rainbow flag utilizing the basic six colors to be carried by 10,000 people in a New York City parade in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In 2003, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the flag itself, Baker again created a giant rainbow pride flag. This time, the mile-and-a-quarter-long flag that stretched sea to sea from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean in Key West employed the original eight colors. Following both occasions, Guinness World Record’s recognized them as the world’s largest flags to date and the giant flags were cut up and disseminated to over a hundred cities worldwide.
He died at home in his sleep on March 31, 2017 at age 65, in New York City. The New York City medical examiner's office determined cause of death was hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. He ranked in the list of most popular American artist.
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