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About Mark Twain
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 1839 - Samuel Clemens moves to Hannibal, Mo.
  • 1867 - Publishes his first book, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County."
  • 1869 - Mark Twain publishes "Innocents Abroad" after traveling through Europe and the "HolyLand." The book is considered to be Twain's first best-seller.
  • 1876 - Mark Twain publishes "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer."
  • 1882 - Publishes the novel "The Prince and the Pauper."
  • 1884 - Mark Twain publishes his most popular work, "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."
  • Feb. 2, 1870 - Mark Twain marries Olivia Langdon
  • 1907 - Twain receives an honorary doctorate from Oxford University.
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