Henry Rider Haggard (Haggard Henry Rider)( English novelist.)
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Biography Henry Rider Haggard (Haggard Henry Rider)
Born June 22, 1856 in Bradeneme (Norfolk). Almost all the time between 1875 and 1881 he lived in South Africa: he was first secretary governor of Natal, then the manager and the registrar of the Supreme Court in the Transvaal. Then settled in England and took up farming and literary work. In 1880, wrote many adventure novels which have won wide popularity. The best known are King Solomon's Mines (King's Solomon Mines) and She (She). Haggard with great success, and tried his hand in a work of historical, psychological, and fiction stories. All of them created by noted imaginative, unusual likelihood and magnitude of the narrative. As a reward for his labors for the benefit of the British Empire, he was elevated to the dignity of knighthood (1912). Haggard died in London on May 14, 1925.