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Name: Jane Austen
Date of Birth: 16th December 1775
Date of Death: 17th July 1817
Children: no children
Parents: George and Cassandra Austen
Achievements: She had finished Love and Friendship at the age of 14.
What she will be remembered for: Jane Austen will be remembered for all the romantic novels she wrote and her achievement of being a single woman in that era.
She will also be remembered for her most famous book, Pride and Prejudice.
Here is an excerpt from her most famous book,
Pride and Prejudice:
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters.
"My dear Mr. Bennet," said his lady to him one day, "have you heard that Netherfield Park is let at last?"
Mr. Bennet replied that he had not.
"But it is," returned she; "for Mrs. Long has just been here, and she told me all about it."
Mr. Bennet made no answer.