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Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs
Personal information
Birth dateSeptember 1, 1875
Place of birthChicago, Illinois, United States
Date of deathMarch 19, 1950(age 74)
Death placeEncino, California, United States
Period20th century
Notable worksTarzan series, Barsoom series
Influenced byEdwin Lester Linden Arnold, Arthur Conan Doyle, H. Rider Haggard, Rudyard Kipling, Jules Verne, H. G. Wells
InfluencedRay Bradbury, Leigh Brackett, Lin Carter, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, Robert E. Howard, Philip José Farmer, Otis Adelbert Kline, A. Merritt, John Norman, Michael Moorcock, Carl Sagan, James Cameron

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Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875 � March 19, 1950) was an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter, although he produced works in many genres.

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