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Rudyard Kipling – Born on 30 December 1865

Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay (now called Mumbai) on 30 December 1865.

To celebrate the day of his birth, here is a newspaper review of a lecture that Kipling gave to The Royal Geographic Society in 1914 on the subject of travel (one of Kipling’s specialist subjects) .

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Aberdeen Journal – Thursday 19 February 1914

Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000576/19140219/110/0008

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Hull Daily Mail – Wednesday 30 December 1931

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000324/19311230/104/0010

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