AJ Cronin

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Birthday
19, 1896
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jan 6, 1981 (84)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1896
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jan 6, 1981 (84)

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A 20th-century Scottish author known for works that reference his career as a doctor, he is most famous for such novels as The Stars Look Down, The Citadel, and The Green Years. He published his last novel, Gracie Lindsay, in 1978.

Before Fame

He studied medicine at the University of Glasgow.

Trivia

He was a Surgeon Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Navy Reserves.

Family Life

His relationship with fellow medical student, Agnes Gibson, led to a happy marriage. Together, the couple had three sons.

Associated With

Another outstanding Scottish author is the great George MacDonald.

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