Brian Howard

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Birthday
13, 1905
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 15, 1958 (52)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
13, 1905
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 15, 1958 (52)

About

English poet and journalist who was a key figure in London's "Bright Young Things" - a set of privileged Bohemian party-goers satirized in novels in the 1920s.

Before Fame

He studied at Eton College and was part of the literary group Oxford Wits.

Trivia

He also wrote for the New Statesman toward the end of his life.

Family Life

He was born to American parents of Jewish descent in Hascombe, Surrey.

Associated With

He created the phrase "Anybody seen in a bus over the age of 30 has been a failure in life", which has been wrongly linked to Margaret Thatcher.

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