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Daniel Defoe

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Daniel Defoe

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Full Name: Daniel Defoe
Born: London, England
Occupation: Trader, Writer, Journalist, Pamphleteer, Spy
Nationality: English


Daniel Defoe, born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy, now most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe. Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain and with others such as Samuel Richardson, is among the founders of the English novel. A prolific and versatile writer, he wrote more than five hundred books, pamphlets and journals on various topics (including politics, crime, religion, marriage, psychology and the supernatural). He was also a pioneer of economic journalism.

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