Tomalin, Claire

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Born: Jun 20, 1933 AD
Currently alive, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Biographers, Journalist


1933 - Born on the 20th of June in England.

1973 - Her first husband Nicholas Tomalin, a prominent journalist, was killed in the Arab-Israeli Yom Kippur War.

2002 - She was literary editor of the New Statesman and of the Sunday Times, and has written several noted biographies.

       - Her biography of Samuel Pepys won the Whitbread Book Award.

2003 - She was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize.

2005 - She made a number of criticisms of the Samuel Pepys Wikipedia article in an article in The Guardian on the 24th of October.

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