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H. L. Mencken
  • Name: H. L. Mencken
  • Born: 09/12/1880
  • Died: 01/29/1956 (75 years old)
  • Occupation: Journalist, essayist, satirist, social critic

Henry Louis Mencken (September 12, 1880 – January 29, 1956) was an American journalist, essayist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American English. He commented widely on the social scene, literature, music, prominent politicians and contemporary movements. His satirical reporting on the Scopes Trial, which he dubbed the “Monkey Trial,” also gained him attention.

Birth Name: Henry Louis Mencken

Credits: The Baltimore Sun

Alias: Henry Louis Mencken

Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

Death Place: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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