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Jerome K. Jerome

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Jerome K. Jerome

Person   Born 2/5/1859 Died 14/6/1927

Categories: Literature

Novelist and playwright. Born Jerome Clapp Jerome at Bradford Street, Walsall, Staffordshire. He supposedly changed his middle name to Klapka in homage to General George Klapka, a hero of the Hungarian War of Independence. After trying various occupations, including acting and teaching, he was inspired to write 'Three Men in a Boat' following his honeymoon on the River Thames. It became a worldwide success. which was never repeated in his subsequent plays and novels. Died in Northampton General Hospital.

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Jerome K. Jerome

Unveiled by Griff Rhys Jones and Rory McGrath, two of the 'Three Men in a Boa...

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Jerome K. Jerome

Jerome K Jerome, 1859 - 1927, author, wrote 'Three Men in a Boat' while livin...

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