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Arthur Ransome
Birth: Jan. 18, 1884
Death: Jun. 3, 1967

Writer. He was born in Leeds (England) and He became a friend of W.G. Collingwood, writer artist and secretary to John Ruskin. After an unsuccessful marriage, he went to Russia, where he met his future wife Evgenia Petrovna Shelepina, who had been Trotsky's secretary. Then, they returned to England, and he become a famous childrens' writer, best known for his tales book "Swallows and Amazons." Other of his works "Six Weeks in Russia," "Old Peter's Russia Tales," "Pigeon Post," "Winter Holiday," "Great Northernand," and "The War of the Birds and the Beasts." He also worked as journalist for Manchester Guardian and the Observer. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
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  Evgenia Petrovna Shelepina Ransome (1894 - 1973)*
 
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Burial:
St Paul Churchyard
Rusland
South Lakeland District
Cumbria, England
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Nov 09, 2005
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Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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Your books enriched my childhood. May you sleep in peace.
- Nicola Jennings
 Added: Oct. 26, 2013

- melinda
 Added: Jun. 27, 2013
Remembering the author "Swallows and Amazons" and "Pigeon Post" and many others.
- V
 Added: Apr. 7, 2013
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