Robert E. Howard
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Born: January 22, 1906

Died: June 11, 1936 (age 30)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer, poet, novelist, epistolean

Bio: Robert Ervin Howard was an American author who wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. He is probably best known for his character Conan the Barbarian and is regarded as the father of the sword and sorcery subgenre.

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