Jane Austen — British Writer born on December 16, 1775, died on July 28, 1817

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, biting irony and social commentary as well as her acclaimed plots have gained her historical importance among scholars and critics... (wikipedia)

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