- NAME: Virginia Woolf
- OCCUPATION: Journalist, Author
- BIRTH DATE: January 25, 1882
- DEATH DATE: March 28, 1941
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom
- PLACE OF DEATH: Near Lewes, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom
- Originally: Adeline Virginia Stephen
- AKA: Virginia Woolf
- Full Name: Adeline Virginia Woolf
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English Writer Virginia Woolf became famous for her nonlinear prose style, especially noted in her novels Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse.
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