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Rudyard Kipling – Born on 30 December 1865

Rudyard Kipling, journalist, poet, and novelist, 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) .

historical newspaper report on rudyard-kipling
Aberdeen Journal | 19 February 1914

 

 

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