Jane Austen

Known For
Writing

Popular
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Birthday
1775-12-16

Place of Birth
Steventon, Hampshire, England, UK

Also Known As

Jane Austen

Biography

Jane Austen (December 16, 1775 – July 18, 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Her works include Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814), Emma (1815), Northanger Abbey (1818), Persuasion (1818), and Lady Susan (1871).