Léon-Paul Fargue (1876-1947)

Death: 24th November 1947
Location: Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris, Île-de-France, France

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French poet and essayist. As a poet he was noted for his poetry of atmosphere and detail. His work spanned numerous literary movements.

Ellen Glasgow (1873-1945)

Death:  21st November 1945
Location:  Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond City, Richmond, Virginia, United States

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American novelist who portrayed the changing world of the contemporary south.  She was the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1942 for This is Our Life (1941).

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

Death: 19th October 1745
St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, IrelandCause of death:  Stroke

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Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin. He is best remembered for Guliver’s Travels (1726), A Tale of a Tub (1704) and The Battle of the Books (1704).

Alan Moorehead (1910-1983)

Death: 29th September 1983
Location: Hampstead Cemetery, West Hampstead, London, England

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Australian born journalist, war correspondent and author of popular histories, most notably two books on the nineteenth-century exploration of the Nile, The White Nile (1960) and The Blue Nile (1962). During World War II he won an international reputation for his coverage of campaigns in the Middle East and Asia, the Mediterranean and Northwest Europe.

Émile Gaboriau (1832-1873)

Death: 28th September 1873
Location: Cimetière de Montmartre, Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Cause of death: Stroke

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French writer, novelist, and journalist, and a pioneer of modern detective fiction. He published L'Affaire Lerouge (1866) which introduced a young police officer named Monsieur Lecoq, who was the hero in three of Gaboriau's later detective novels. The character of Lecoq was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq (1775–1857), whose own memoirs, Les Vrais Mémoires de Vidocq, mixed fiction and fact. It may also have been influenced by the villainous Monsieur Lecoq, one of the main protagonists of Paul Féval's Les Habits Noirs book series.