Saki

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Birthday
18, 1870
Birthplace
Myanmar
Death Date
Nov 13, 1916 (45)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
18, 1870
Birthplace
Myanmar
Death Date
Nov 13, 1916 (45)

About

Remembered for such satirical and humorous short stories as "The Interlopers," "The Schartz-Metterklume Method," and "Tobermory," he also co-wrote a play titled The Watched Pot. Born Hector Hugh Munro, he wrote under the pen name of Saki.

Before Fame

In the early 1890s, he served in Burma as a member of the Indian Imperial Police.

Trivia

He was killed in France during World War I after being hit by an enemy bullet.

Family Life

Born in British-controlled Burma, he grew up in Devon, England, following his mother's 1872 death.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of American short story writer O. Henry and their work is often compared.