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About Jack London
Jack London was an American novelist and journalist known for works such as The Call of the Wild, White Fang and To Build a Fire. He was also an advocate of socialism and a staunch social activist who often promoted the rights of workers.
He was the youngest of the five children born to Marshall Wellman and Eleanor Garrett Jones. He was married twice. His first marriage was to Elizabeth "Bessie" Maddern from 1900 to 1904. He and Bessie had two daughters, Becky and Joan. His second marriage was to Charmian Kittredge in 1905.
He was an atheist.
The Jack London Lake in Russia was named after him in 1932.
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Famous quotes by Jack London
I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me. I write a book for no other reason than to add three or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate.Jack London
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.Jack London
You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.Jack London
Jack London's Popularity
Jack London was a famous American author, who was born on January 12, 1876. As a person born on this date, Jack London is listed in our database as the 15th most popular celebrity for the day (January 12) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1876).
People born on January 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Jack London is the 386th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Jack London's birthday, Jack London is the 3816th most famous American and ranks 21st in famous people born in San Francisco, California, U.S.
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