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Born: February 8, 1819

Died: January 20, 1900 (aged 80)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer, draughtsman, watercolourist, philanthropist

Bio: John Ruskin was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, also an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects ranging from geology to architecture, myth to ornithology, literature to education, and botany to political economy. His writing styles and literary forms were equally varied.

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