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Mulk Raj


Mulk Raj Anand (12 Dec. 1905- 28 Sept. 2004) was a prolific novelist, critic, cultural historian, and political activist whose career spanned several tumultuous eras in Indian history and crossed divides between cultures, castes, and continents.

Male 1905 Dec 12th 2004 Sep 28th
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Ahmed Ali was born on 1 July 1910 in Delhi, India. He was born to Syed Shujauddin, a civil servant, and Ahmad Kaniz Asghar Beg. Ali completed his primary schooling moving around different cities before enrolling at Aligarh Muslim University in 1926, where he first took a class in English poetry.

Male Academic, Critic, Diplomat, Novelist, Poet, Translator, Radio 1 July 1910 14 January 1994
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Francesca Allinson (known as Fresca) was born Enid Ellen Pulvermacher Allinson in 1902.  She was the fifth child of early whole foods advocate Dr T.R.

Female Writer 1902 Aug 20th 1945 Apr 7th
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John Banting was born in London in 1902.  His father was a teacher and a bookbinder.  Banting trained as a painter with Bernard Meninsky in London and at the free academies in Paris.  As a young artist, he was influenced by Vorticism and later turned to Surrealism.  His studio was in Fitzroy Squa

Male Artist, Book Illustrator 1902 May 12th 1972 Jan 30th
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Clive Bell was born in East Shefford, Berkshire on 16th September 1881. His parents were William Heward Bell and Hannah Taylor Cory. They had three other children: Cory and Lorna (elder) and Dorothy (younger).

Male Critic, Writer 1881 1964
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Julian Bell (1908-1937) was the elder son of Vanessa and Clive Bell and the nephew of Virginia Woolf.  As such he literally grew up at the very heart of Bloomsbury.

Male Poet 1908 Feb 4th 1937 Jul 18th
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Libby Benedict (17 June 1903-15 January 1990) was a Jewish-American writer active during the pre- and post-World War II period. Dates of her birth and death seem to be accepted, but there are other confusions about parentage and name.

Female Journalist, Novelist, Short Story Writer, Translator 1903 Jun 17th 1990 Jan 15th
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The Bunin family lived in Voronezh until 1874 before moving to the family estate in Butyriki in the Oryol province of central Russia when Ivan was four years old. He lived here and was tutored by amateur artist and musician Nikolai Romashkov until August 1881 when he started school.

Male Writer 1870 Oct 22nd 1953 Nov 8th
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Mrs Cartwright worked at the Hogarth Press as a manager for five years between July 1925 and March 1930. Despite staying at the Press longer than most workers, she is hardly mentioned in either J.H.

Female Manager
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D. Whyte

Little is known about the personal life of the enigmatic author Anna D. Whyte. Believed to be born in 1909 in New Zealand, many of her early and later years remain a mystery.

Female Novelist 1909
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Charles Davies was a Welsh-born writer, poet, and lecturer. He was born in 1901 in Penclawdd, Glamorganshire. He began his studies at the University College, Aberystwyth.

Male Academic, Writer 1901 1953
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E. M.


Although best known for Diary of a Provincial Lady (1930), and its humorous portrait of a harassed, self-deprecating housewife, Delafield wore many other hats in her relatively short but busy life.

Female Biographer, Critic, Journalist, Novelist, Travel Writer 19 June 1890 11 December 1943
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A poet, dramatist, critic, editor, and publisher, Thomas Stearns (T. S.) Eliot (September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965) ranks among the most influential figures in twentieth-century European letters. Born in St.

Male Writer 1888 Sep 26th 1965 Jan 4th
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            Angelica Vanessa Garnett (née Bell) was born on December 25th, 1918 in Charleston, Sussex and died on May 4th, 2012 in Aix-en-Provence.

Female Artist, Book Illustrator, Writer 1918 Dec 25th 2012 May 4th
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Sidney Barrington “Barry” Gates was a scientist, an artist, a father and a friend. During his lifetime he wrote over 150 journal articles in the aerodynamic field, multiple collections of poetry, short plays, and contributed to various magazines as a book critic.

Male Aviation Consultant, Scientist 1893 1973
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Robert von Ranke Graves (1895–1985) was a poet, lecturer and novelist born in Wimbledon on July 24th 1895 to Alfred Perceval Graves (1846–1931) and Amalie Elizabeth Sophie (1857–1951).

Male Academic, Critic, Poet, Publisher, Writer 1895 1985
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Few people know of Beatrice Hastings today, although she was one of modernism’s most complicated and memorable figures.

Female Editor, Writer 27 January 1879 30 October 1943
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Caroline Jane Mary


C.J.M. Hubback worked as a translator for Sigmund Freud in the 1920s. Beyond this, little else was known until recently.

Female Translator, Writer 1871 Aug 17th 1959
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Marjorie Thomson


From Nicola Wilson and Helen Southworth, 'Women Workers at the Hogarth Press (c. 1917-25)', Women in Print, vol 2 (Peter Lang, 2022)

Female Manager
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Maria Jolas (née McDonald) grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, with a “traditional liberal Jeffersonian southern upbringing” in a “large family, neither rich nor poor.”[1] After attending boarding school in New York, she left the United Sta

Female Editor, Translator, Writer 1893 Jan 12th 1987 Mar 4th