Person    | Female  Born 16/12/1775  Died 18/7/1817

Jane Austen

Jane Austen, novelist of 6 major novels including Pride and Prejudice. Born: Steventon, Hampshire. Died: Winchester, Hampshire. For all Austen-related London locations see Londonist. A statue was unveiled in Basingstoke, near her birthplace, on the bicentenary of her death.

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Jane Austen

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Jane Austen - Dartford

We'd guess that this plaque is based on a letter that Jane wrote from here.

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Jane Austen - SW1

Jane Austen, novelist, stayed with her brother Henry in a house on this site,...

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Jane Austen - WC2

City of Westminster Jane Austen, 1775 - 1817, novelist, stayed here, 1813 - ...

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