Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, writer, lecturer

Biography: 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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Source/Notes: Notebook entry, January or February 1894, Mark Twain's Notebook, ed. Albert Bigelow Paine (1935), p. 240

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