- Name: Jack London
- Born: 01/12/1876
- Died: 11/22/1916 (40 years old)
- Occupation: Novelist, journalist, short story writer and essayist
John Griffith London (born John Griffith Chaney; January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first writers to become a worldwide celebrity and earn a large fortune from writing. He was also an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.
Birth Name: John Griffith Chaney
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, U.S.
Death Place: Glen Ellen, California, U.S.
Jack London quotes :
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