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Kouyoumdjian, Dikran (Arlen, Michael)

Born: 1895 AD
Died: 1956 AD, at 60 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Novelists


1895 - Born on November 16th in Rustchuk, Bulgaria as Dikran Kuyumjian.

1922 - He became a British subject and changed his name.

         - Wrote the novel Piracy.

1924 - Arlen is best remembered for his fantastically successful novel (and play) The Green Hat, which depicts the licentious postwar life of fashionable London society.

1928 - He married Countess Atalanta Mercati.

1939 - His last novel, Flying Dutchman, appeared.

1956 - Died on June 23rd.


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