(1865–1936), British novelist, short-story writer, and poet; full name Joseph Rudyard Kipling. Born in India, he is known for his poems, such as ‘If’ and ‘Gunga Din’ and his children’s tales, notably The Jungle Book (1894) and the Just So Stories (1902). Nobel Prize for Literature (1907).
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