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Born: December 16, 1775

Died: July 28, 1817 (aged 41)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Jane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism and biting social commentary has gained her historical importance among scholars and critics.

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