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Mars in the 11th House – Leader of the Pack

mars in the 11th house


Mars in 11th house fosters passion and energy in the realm of social relationships, friendships, and community. In astrology, Mars symbolizes passion, energy, and drive. When Mars enters or inhabits the 11th house, it promotes more enthusiasm and energy directed into social circles, interpersonal connections and networks. The 11th house is ruled by Aquarius and governs friendship, charity, hopes, dreams and aspirations.

The 11th house is energized and emboldened by the Martial influence of Mars. The planetary energy of Mars serves to bestow more determination and courage in the affairs and functions of the 11th house. Additionally, whichever zodiac sign happens to occupy this house, Mars will empower its expression with more brazenness and passion. Here is a breakdown of the planet Mars in the 11th house in both the natal chart and as a Transit.


With Mars in the 11th house, friendships and associations are bolstered by a passion for companionship. People who have Mars in their 11th house are likely to be fierce defenders of their friends and willing to stand up for them and fight on their behalf. They are also very enthusiastic and fun to hang around. It is likely that they are the ones who initiate most of the get togethers and rendezvous with their pals. Mars in the 11th house encourages an active social life and confidence that allows these individuals to strike up new friendships and form new connections all the time. They are not likely to suffer from shyness in social situations and are well able to break the ice quickly bypass the awkwardness of getting to know someone new. In house 11, Mars makes for somebody can be very tribalistic in the way they view allies and adversaries. They draw strong boundaries between friends and foes and woe to those who stand on the wrong side of that line!

Mars in house 11 fosters a personality who seeks to be where the action is. In terms of group dynamics, they may exhibit a strong voice in influencing what everyone does as a group. They tend to lead the way and initiate social gatherings and events. They are good at stirring up enthusiasm and excitement and may often serve as the ambassador of fun within a group. They can often feel emboldened to show off and be impressive when they know they have people’s attention. Their friends and colleagues appreciate their confidence and positive energy. People with Mars in the 11th house are dependable friends who are almost always ready and willing to help someone out in a pinch or emergency. They can be heroic in that sense and display a strong capacity for altruism and drive to help others especially the vulnerable and impaired. Mars in house 11 also engenders a strong presence in the community and other organizations to which they may belong. They desire to make an impact through their actions and may hold an interest in being involved with humanitarian causes.

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People with Mars in the house of hopes and wishes are decidedly optimistic and believe in their ability to shape the future for the better. They are impassioned and determined when it comes to strengthening their ties and connections with others. They believe in the power of positive thinking and willpower and they are inclined to encourage others to develop confidence in themselves and to be unafraid to be different or be an individual who doesn’t simply follow the script. They seek to inspire and uplift others to go out, take action and participate. They are advocates of forward thinking and innovation and resist stagnation and adherence to antiquated status quos. Mars in the 11th house instills a desire to be a force of empowerment who can lead others to do what they never thought themselves capable of. They are great at coaxing people out of their comfort zones and helping them discover what they’ve been missing out on.

People who have this placement are inclined to have a strong sense of purpose for their lives. They are driven by a restless desire to connect with something bigger than themselves. For this reason, they may be compelled to join groups and associations that provide a sense of direction and purpose for them. Individuals with Mars in the 11th house may be drawn to the military or activism of some kind. They likely possess a special type of passion directed towards causes and humanitarian ideals. They are impassioned team players who try to promote what is best for the group. Although it is not likely their intention, they can sometimes come across as tyrannical and overbearing. The strength of their convictions and ideals can lead them to do too much under the guise of helping others. Mars in the 11th house can be overzealous and tends to proceed with what it believes is best without necessarily checking with others first.


When Mars transits the 11th house, there will likely be a heightened desire for companionship and spending time with friends. It can also indicate some form of combative energy that is present whether hostile or benign. Friendly competition may be at play and passions and egotism may boil over but afterwards subside. There is motivation to engage and interact with people and be active within groups and clubs. A lot of momentum can be generated at this time in the name of some cause or social-related effort. The energy in the air compels you to be more direct and proactive. You desire to spend your time strengthening your connections with others and also networking. At this time you have a greater capacity to influence and inspire other people with your passion and courage. You possess a strong but friendly spirit and present yourself as something of a champion of the ideals you hold dear.


Taylor Swift – Born: December 13, 1989
In: Wyomissing, Brampton Civic Hospital (PA) (United States)
Sun: 21°32′ Sagittarius AS: 8°12′ Capricorn
Moon: 3°30′ Cancer MC: 2°26′ Scorpio
Mars in 11th house in Scorpio

Keanu Reeves – Born: September 2, 1964
In: Beirut (Lebanon)
Sun: 9°41′ Virgo AS: 10°04′ Virgo
Moon: 16°06′ Cancer MC: 8°05′ Gemini
Mars in 11th house in Cancer

Christina Aguilera – Born: December 18, 1980
In: Staten Island (NY) (United States)
Sun: 26°54′ Sagittarius AS: 26°22′ Aquarius
Moon: 14°44′ Taurus MC: 11°19′ Sagittarius
Mars in 11th house in Capricorn

Oprah Winfrey – Born: January 29, 1954
In: Kosciusko (MS) (United States)
Sun: 9°00′ Aquarius AS: 29°41′ Sagittarius
Moon: 4°32′ Sagittarius MC: 17°25′ Libra
Mars in 11th house in Scorpio

Al Pacino – Born: April 25, 1940
In: Manhattan, New York (NY) (United States)
Sun: 5°17′ Taurus AS: 4°59′ Leo
Moon: 21°41′ Sagittarius MC: 21°40′ Aries
Mars in 11th house in Gemini

Chris Brown – Born: May 5, 1989
In: Tappahannock (VA) (United States)
Sun: 15°09′ Taurus AS: 14°55′ Leo
Moon: 17°54′ Taurus MC: 6°29′ Taurus
Mars in 11th house in Cancer

Bruce Lee – Born: November 27, 1940
In: San Francisco (CA) (United States)
Sun: 5°15′ Sagittarius AS: 6°12′ Sagittarius
Moon: 11°24′ Scorpio MC: 21°15′ Virgo
Mars in 11th house in Scorpio

Alyssa Milano – Born: December 19, 1972
In: Brooklyn Heights (NY) (United States)
Sun: 27°42′ Sagittarius AS: 23°07′ Sagittarius
Moon: 14°54′ Gemini MC: 15°25′ Libra
Mars in 11th house in Scorpio

Meryl Streep – Born: June 22, 1949
In: Summit (NJ) (United States)
Sun: 0°43′ Cancer AS: 2°44′ Leo
Moon: 14°24′ Taurus MC: 18°40′ Aries
Mars in 11th house in Gemini

Paul McCartney – Born: June 18, 1942
In: Liverpool (United Kingdom)
Sun: 26°37′ Gemini AS: 25°18′ Virgo
Moon: 17°26′ Leo MC: 23°44′ Gemini
Mars in 11th house in Leo

Benedict Cumberbatch – Born: July 19, 1976
In: Hammersmith, West London (United Kingdom)
Sun: 26°53′ Cancer AS: 8°34′ Libra
Moon: 28°55′ Aries MC: 11°10′ Cancer
Mars in 11th house in Virgo

Orlando Bloom – Born: January 13, 1977
In: Canterbury (United Kingdom)
Sun: 23°05′ Capricorn AS: 21°41′ Aquarius
Moon: 0°18′ Scorpio MC: 13°56′ Sagittarius
Mars in 11th house in Capricorn

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Jimi Hendrix – Born: November 27, 1942
In: Seattle Heights (WA) (United States)
Sun: 4°50′ Sagittarius AS: 24°30′ Sagittarius
Moon: 28°05′ Cancer MC: 24°13′ Libra
Mars in 11th house in Scorpio

Carl Jung – Born: July 26, 1875
In: Kesswil (Switzerland)
Sun: 3°19′ Leo AS: 3°02′ Aquarius
Moon: 15°33′ Taurus MC: 0°19′ Sagittarius
Mars in 11th house in Sagittarius

Robert De Niro – Born: August 17, 1943
In: Brooklyn (Kings County) (NY) (United States)
Sun: 23°30′ Leo AS: 15°25′ Cancer
Moon: 14°20′ Pisces MC: 25°29′ Pisces
Mars in 11th house in Taurus

Sigmund Freud – Born: May 6, 1856
In: Příbor (Freiberg) (Czech Republic)
Sun: 16°20′ Taurus AS: 10°08′ Scorpio
Moon: 14°40′ Gemini MC: 23°36′ Leo
Mars in 11th house in Libra

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