Starting Dates         Ending Dates         Element
February 16, 1904         February 3, 1905         Wood
February 3, 1916         January 22, 1917         Fire
January 23, 1928         February 9, 1929         Earth
February 8, 1940         January 26, 1941         Metal
January 27, 1952         February 13, 1953        Water
February 13, 1964         February 1, 1965         Wood
January 31, 1976         February 17, 1977         Fire
February 17, 1988         February 5, 1989         Earth
February 5, 2000         January 23, 2001         Metal

Hours ruled by the Dragon : 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Direction of its sign : East-Southeast
Season and principle month : Spring - April
Corresponds to the Western sign : Aries
Fixed element : Wood
Stem : Positive

Characteristic traits

The dragon is the most fortunate of the signs.  

They are the doers of the world.  You will not find them sitting around doing nothing.  They are making things happen
for themselves.  Dragons take charge and also they will take risks.  They want things done their own way.  They will
help others but will not usually accept help.  

You may find that the dragon will have a hard time forgiving others.  They will hold grudges, but this will slow them
down.  They do have very few close friends. In relationships with a dragon you must have a tough skin.  But to have
one commit to you it will be for life.

The dragon is overall healthy.  At times they will bet stressed and may suffer from tension headaches.  They may be
caused by taking too many risks.  

Dragon and RAT
Excellent match. Very good for marriage or partnerships. Will work for success, happiness and prosperity together.  
Dragon and OX
Have underlying respect for one another. No large conflicts or struggle for dominance. Workable relationship. Will
cooperate for mutual aims.
Dragon and TIGER
Some clashes of wills and lack of understanding, but will be able to resolve their differences. Moderate success in store.
Dragon and RABBIT
Have some common grounds of interests. Will be able to relate or tolerate each other to some extent only.  
Dragon and DRAGON
No major conflicts. Congenial and good relationship. Compatible to a reasonable extent. Will have teamwork.  
Dragon and SNAKE
Will cooperate and will understand each other. Successful and compatible relations in love and business. Mutual
Dragon and HORSE
Moderate ties. Have respect for each other. Some struggles for dominance. Will communicate to resolve their grievances.
Dragon and SHEEP
Acceptable but cool relationships in love and business. Moderately sympathetic to each other, with some similar
Dragon and MONKEY
Excellent combination for marriage or partnership. Deep affinity and mutual understanding for one another. Mutual
success and happiness.
Dragon and ROOSTER
Successful and very compatible match. Will find happiness and prosperity together. Will establish deep and lasting bonds
in their relations.
Dragon and DOG
Animosities and strong conflicts. Cannot trust or comprehend one another. Unable to resolve their differences. Highly
Dragon and PIG
Cordial and workable relations. No large differences or serious struggles for dominance. Can and will cooperate for
common goals.


Positive traits:
Self assured
Warm hearted
Born leaders

Negative traits:
Not able to keep a secret

Careers best suited:
Computer analyst

Elements associated with this sign:
Metal Dragons – Years 1940 and 2000
Metal strengthens this already strong sign. Metal Dragons are more determined and they’ll fight for what they believe
in. They enjoy the company of those who feel mighty enough to challenge their beliefs. They’re true leaders and usually
find plenty of others willing to follow.
Water Dragons – Years 1952 and 2012
Water calms the Dragon’s fire. Water Dragons are able to see things from other points of view. They don’t have the
need to always be right. Their decisions, if well-researched, are usually better since they allow other’s to become
Wood Dragons – 1904 and 1964
Wood Dragons also are willing to entertain the opinions of others. Their artistic side is strong, and Wood Dragons enjoy
being creative and innovative. They get along with others, but will always be the dominating force.
Fire Dragons – 1916 and 1976
A Fire Dragon’s emotions can flare instantly. Fire Dragons put themselves on pedestals, and because they react quickly
and recklessly, they sometimes make wrong decisions. Fire Dragons need to slow down and keep their tempers in check
as that’s when they’re best.
Earth Dragons – Years 1928 and 1988
More rooted in the ground, Earth Dragons make better decisions because they act more rationally. Earth Dragons are
level-headed and able to control their behaviors. They’re more supportive of others, but they prefer being admired by

Famous Dragons:
Joan of Arc, John Lennon, Jimmy Connors, Salvador Dali, Shirley Temple Black, Fred (Mr.) Rogers, Al Pacino, Pee
Wee Herman, Christopher Reeves, Robin Williams