Famous People Born in 1885
Journalist, Author, Playwright, Poet / 1885 - 1930
D.H. Lawrence is best known for his infamous novel Lady Chatterley's Lover, which was banned in the United States until 1959, and is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers of the 20th century.
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profile name: Alice Paul profile occupation: Women's Rights Activist
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profile name: D.H. Lawrence profile occupation: Journalist, Author, Playwright, Poet
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profile name: Ezra Pound profile occupation: Journalist, Poet
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profile name: Niels Bohr profile occupation: Physicist
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profile name: Lyda Newman profile occupation: Civil Rights Activist, Women's Rights Activist, Inventor
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