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C.S. Forester
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Age 66
Birthday 27 August, 1899
Birthplace Cairo, Egypt
Died 2 April, 1966
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality British
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Cecil Louis Troughton Smith (27 August 1899 – 2 April 1966), known by his pen name Cecil Scott "C. S." Forester, was an English novelist known for writing tales of naval warfare such as the 12-book Horatio Hornblower series, depicting a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic wars. His other works include The African Queen (1935; filmed in 1951 by John Huston), as well as A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours, which were jointly awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction in 1938.

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