British (Indian-born) author. 1865 – Born on the 30th of December in Bombay. Educated in England at the United Services College, Westward Ho, Bideford. 1882 – Returned to India, where he worked for Anglo-Indian newspapers. 1886 – His literary career began with Departmental Ditties but subsequently he became chiefly known as a writer of short ..
1913 – Born on the 7th of November in Mondovi, Algeria to a French Algerian (pied noir) settler family. His mother was of Spanish extraction. His father, Lucien, died in the Battle of the Marne during the First World War, while serving as a member of the Zouave infantry regiment. He was an Algerian-French author ..