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Douglas Adams
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Born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Born on 11th of March 1952
Died on 11th of May 2001

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Born 1952. Died 2001 - English novelist and scriptwriter.


He started out as script editor for the television series Doctor Who (1978-80), but he is best known for his humorous radio series The Hitch Hikerís Guide to the Galaxy (later adapted for television). There were also a series of novels: The Hitch Hikerís Guide to the Galaxy (1979), The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (1980), Life, The Universe and Everything (1982) and So Long, and Thanks for all the Fish (1984).

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It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions - Daniel Defoe
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