Rudyard Kipling Biography Age, Death Cause, Wife, Children, Family



Full Name Joseph Rudyard Kipling
Profession(s) English Journalist, Short-Story Writer, Poet, Novelist
Famous For The Jungle Book (a famous children’s book)

Personal Life

Date of Birth 30 December 1865
Birthplace Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India (now, Mumbai, India)
Date of Death London, England
Place of Death 18 January 1936
Age (at the time of death) 70 Years
Death Cause A perforated duodenal ulcer (followed by a haemorrhage in his small intestine)
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Nationality British
Hometown Rudyard, Staffordshire, England
School United Services College, Westward Ho, North Devon, England
College/University Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known
Religion He was deeply interested in Buddhism
Ethnicity English
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Hobbies Playing Golf, Travelling
Controversy In India, Kipling’s reputation remains controversial; as he supported Colonel Reginald Dyer, who was responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar (in the province of Punjab).
Girls and Affairs
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Florence Garrard
Caroline Starr Balestier
Marriage Date 18 January 1892


Wife/Spouse Caroline Starr Balestier
Children Son– John Kipling (British Army Personnel)

Daughters– Josephine Kipling,

Elsie Bambridge

Parents Father– John Lockwood Kipling (A Sculptor and Pottery Designer)

Mother– Alice Kipling

Grandparents Maternal
Grandfather– George Browne MacDonald
Grandmother– Hannah JonesPaternal
Grandfather– Joseph Kipling
Grandmother– Frances Lockwood
Siblings Brother– None
Sister– Trix Kipling
Best Loved Things
Favourite Destination(s) Simla, British India (now, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India)
South Africa
Favourite Writer(s) Mark Twain (an American Writer), Arthur Conan Doyle (a British Writer)

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