William Makepeace Thackeray
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Born: July 18, 1811

Died: December 24, 1863 (aged 52)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Novelist, poet

Bio: William Makepeace Thackeray was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.

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