Ford Madox Ford

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Birthday
17, 1873
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 26, 1939 (65)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1873
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 26, 1939 (65)

About

A British author, poet, editor, and literary critic, he is most remembered for his 1915 novel, The Good Soldier. His other works include The Fifth Queen trilogy and the Parade's End series.

Before Fame

He published his first literary work, The Shifting of the Fire, in 1892.

Trivia

He wrote British propaganda materials during World War I and allegedly changed his surname to Ford because Hueffer had German associations.

Family Life

He was born Ford Hermann Hueffer; he and his two siblings were the children of Oliver and Frances Hueffer. Ford had a domestic partnership with Stella Brown that lasted nine years and resulted in the birth of a daughter, Christine, in 1920.

Associated With

He founded the prominent literary publication, The English Review, in 1908. The journal published the work of H.G. Wells and other major authors.