Mark Twain

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Noun1.Mark Twain - United States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910)Mark Twain - United States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910)
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By what name is author Samuel Langhorn Clemens better known?
American born and member of the affluent Langhorn family from New England, she claimed kinship with Mark Twain, whose real name was Samuel Langhorn Clemens. She insisted on canvassing her constituency wearing her best furs and most expensive jewels.
Olivia Langston Clemens was born in 1845 and died before her husband, Samuel Langhorn Clemens, in 1904 while she was living in Italy to nurture he ever-failing health.