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Jane Austen

Born: 16-Dec-1775
Place of Birth: Steventon, ENG
Gender: F
Father: George, Rev. Austen
Mother: Cassandra Leigh

Career: Writer

English novelist. Dealt with domestic and middle-class life in a somewhat quiet, yet psychologically penetrating way. Pride and Prejudice is probably her best-known book.

Died: 18-Jul-1817
Place of Death: Winchester, ENG
Cause of Death: (not available)
Burial: Winchester Cathedral
Place of Burial: Winchester, ENG

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Leo Markun, An International Dictionary of Authors, Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1927.


(last revision to this profile: 12-Feb-2007)


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