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About L. Frank Baum
L. Frank Baum is an author best known for “The Wizard of Oz” and “Return to Oz”.
L. Frank Baum was known for his wide variety of hobbies and passions. He had plenty of creativity and an outgoing personality. He enjoyed breeding fancy chickens, selling fireworks, dressing up as Santa Claus in addition to writing children’s fantasy books.
In 1900, Baum published “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” which was the best-selling children’s book for 2 years. He went on to publish 13 more books based around the characters in Oz. He wrote dozens of other books but none enjoyed the success that “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” had. He financed large stage productions which put him in financially dire straights. He sold the “Oz” rights in order to pay his debts.
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Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.L. Frank Baum
L. Frank Baum's Popularity
L. Frank Baum was a famous American author, who was born on May 15, 1856. As a person born on this date, L. Frank Baum is listed in our database as the 6th most popular celebrity for the day (May 15) and the 6th most popular for the year (1856).
People born on May 15 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. L. Frank Baum is the 308th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to L. Frank Baum's birthday, L. Frank Baum is the 2227th most famous American.
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