Barbara Cartland

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Birthday
9, 1901
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 21, 2000 (98)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
9, 1901
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 21, 2000 (98)

About

A prolific and commercially successful British author, she is known for her romance novels. Her more than 700 books sold nearly 800 million copies worldwide.

Before Fame

Early in her career, she wrote a gossip column for The Daily Express. She published her debut novel, Jigsaw, in 1922.

Trivia

She had a brief stint as an aviator.

Family Life

She was the daughter of a British Army officer. She was married twice and had three children.

Associated With

She is the step-grandmother of Princess Diana.