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About Bernard Cornwell
Bernard Cornwell is an award-winning British author who writes historical novels and the "Waterloo Campaign" history. Cornwell is best known for his works on King Alfred and England's history and the stories of the Napoleonic Wars.
Early Life & Education
Cornwell is originally from London. However, he grew up in Thundersley, Essex, with his family. He has stated that growing up, he rejected every religion and became a strong atheist.
He graduated with a B.a in history from the University of London in 1966. Cornwell then became a full-time teacher after graduating.
Cornwell's novel series "The Sharpe series" was adapted by the ITV network and made into the television films series "Sharpe" in 1993.
In 2004, Cornwell released another great historical novel titled "The Last Kingdom." Again, the book was used by BBC for the 2015 television series, "The Last Kingdom."
In 2010, he published his standalone novel "The Fort," which gave Americans great insight into the 1779 Penobscot Expedition of the American Revolutionary War.
Cornwell has sold over 30 million books and is one of the most successful British authors.
In 2016, he became an officer of the Order of the British Empire, when he was included in the Queen's Birthday Honors List.
Bernard Cornwell Rank
Famous quotes by Bernard Cornwell
Book tours and research provide a lot of travel - too much, I sometimes think, but we do take vacations.Bernard Cornwell
What I mean by that is that the point of life, as I see it, is not to write books or scale mountains or sail oceans, but to achieve happiness, and preferably an unselfish happiness.Bernard Cornwell
F.A.Q. about Bernard Cornwell
When is his birthday?
Bernard Cornwell's birthday is on February 23, 1944.
In how many days is his birthday?
Bernard's birthday is in 129 days
How old is he?
He is 77 years old.
Where is Bernard from?
He was born in London, England, UK.
Bernard Cornwell's Popularity
Bernard Cornwell is a famous English author, who was born on February 23, 1944. As a person born on this date, Bernard Cornwell is listed in our database as the 21st most popular celebrity for the day (February 23) and the 79th most popular for the year (1944).
People born on February 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Bernard Cornwell is the 1200th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Bernard Cornwell's birthday, Bernard Cornwell is the 1455th most famous English and ranks 246th in famous people born in London, England, UK.
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