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Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Born: June 14, 1811

Died: July 1, 1896 (aged 85)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author

Bio: Harriet Beecher Stowe was an American abolitionist and author. Her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin was a depiction of life for African-Americans under slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the United States and United Kingdom. It energized anti-slavery forces in the American North, while provoking widespread anger in the South.

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