Jan Morris

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Birthday
2, 1926
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1926 (age 92)
Birthplace
England

About

Travel writer whose expositions of Hong Kong, Venice, and Oxford brought her widespread attention. Her most famous work, the Pax Britannica trilogy, was published between 1968 and 1978.

Before Fame

She was born James Humprey Morris and lived as a man until 1972.

Trivia

She won the 1996 Glyndwr Award.

Family Life

She married tea planter's daughter Elizabeth Tuckniss, with whom she had five children.

Associated With

In 1999, she received the Queen's Birthday Honours from Queen Elizabeth II.