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Rudyard Kipling
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Born on 30th of December 1865
Died in London
Died on 18th of January 1936

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Born 1865 Bombay . Died London 1936 - English poet & Nobel Prize winner


Educated at United Services College, Westward Ho! Returned to India, worked as journalist. Satirical verses and short stories earned him reputation in England. Returned to England followed by short residence in USA. Wrote successful Barrack Room Ballads (1892) and The Seven Seas (1896). The two Jungle Books earned place among classic animal stories. Nobel Prize for literature in 1907.

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