Mark Twain
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Born: November 30, 1835

Died: April 21, 1910 (age 74)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, writer, lecturer

Bio: Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the latter often called the Great American Novel.

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