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Twain, Mark

Born: 1835 AD
Died: 1910 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Lecturer, Satirists, Writers

1835 – Born in Florida, Missouri, on November 30.

 

1867 – Twain met Olivia Langdon and were married in February 1870 in Elmira, New York.

 

1876 – 1889 – He wrote the novel "Tom Sawyer" (1876), "Huckleberry Finn" (1884) and "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court" (1889).

 

1901 – 1910 – Was vice president of the American Anti-Imperialist League.

 

1906 – Acknowledged his literary paternity of this scatological masterpiece.

 

         – US humorist, novelist, short story author, and wit

 

         – William Faulkner (a fellow author) called Twain the "the father of American literature."