John Galsworthy

John Galsworthy

Kingston upon Thames, Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, England
Death 31 Jan 1933 (aged 65)
Hampstead, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Cenotaph Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 23469 · View Source
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Nobel Prize Laureate Author, Playwright. His best known work is the five volume work "The Forsyte Saga", which dealt with the lives of the fictional upper-middle class Forsyte Family. He publish his first work in the series in 1906, and the last in 1921. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1932. After he passed away from a brain tumor in 1933, his remains were cremated and his ashes were scattered over the South Downs chalk cliffs. A cenotaph for him was erected in his parent's plot in Highgate (West) Cemetery in London, England. A memorial plaque was placed for him in the Cloisters of the New College in Oxford, England.



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