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Rudyard Kipling

Biography

Nobel Prize-winning poet and writer who’s remembered for The Jungle Reserve and Gunga Din. His various other notable works consist of Just So Tales and Kim. He was created in Bombay, after that part of United kingdom India, to sculptor John Lockwood Kipling and Alice MacDonald Kipling. His poem “The Light Man’s Burden” spurred very much political question on the main topics imperialism. His kid John passed away during World Battle I. He was wedded to Caroline Balestier and he previously three kids, John, Elsie and Josephine. He inspired the task of Robert Heinlein.

Quick Facts


Full Name Rudyard Kipling
Date Of Birth December 30, 1865
Died January 18, 1936, London, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth Mumbai, India
Profession Poet
Education United Services College
Nationality British, English
Spouse Caroline Balestier
Children John Kipling, Elsie Bambridge, Josephine Kipling
Parents John Lockwood Kipling, Alice Kipling
Siblings Trix Kipling
Awards Nobel Prize in Literature, Audie Award for Audio Drama
Nominations Prometheus Hall of Fame Award
Movies The Jungle Book, Adventures of Mowgli, Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo, The Jungle Book 2, The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story, The Man Who Would Be King, Elephant Boy, Kim, Wee Willie Winkie, Gunga Din, They, A Fool There Was, Captains Courageous, The Cat Who Walked by Herself, Rudyard Kipling's Mark of the Beast, Soldiers Three, The Light that Failed, Mowgli's Brothers, The Fool, The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding House, Without Benefit of Clergy
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1Used connections to get his son Jack a place in the army after he was rejected due to being severely short-sighted.
2Was a huge fan of Mark Twain and went out of his way to meet him when in America.
3He was the first Briton to win the Pulitzer Prize for Literature.
4The youngest winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature at 42 years old.
5He was originally a strong supporter of Britain's involvement in World War I, but his attitude changed completely after his son John, a soldier in the British army, was killed in the Battle of Loos.
6Called his son John "Jack".
7Became friends with a French soldier whose life had been saved when a copy of "Kim" he was carrying stopped a bullet.
8Rector of St Andrews University, 1922-1925.
9He spoke Hindi as his first language, having been taught the tongue from the cradle by his Indian ayah.
10Children: Josephine Kipling, born December 1892; Elsie Kipling, born 1896; and John Kipling, born 1897.
11He declined the Poet Laureateship, the Order of Merit and a knighthood.
12Wrote two short stories, "With the Night Mail" and "As Easy As A.B.C.", which are considered two of the earliest works of contemporary science fiction.
13According to his widow, the name of the "Jungle Book" character 'Mowgli' is pronounced "MAU-glee", not "MOH-glee".
14Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907. He was both the youngest (42) and the first English-speaking writer to win the prize.
15His widow left their house, "Batemans", in Burwash, Sussex as a gift to the nation. It is now open to the public.
16Notable poems include "If ...", "The White Man's Burden" and "Tommy Atkins"
17In 1995 his poem "If ..". was voted England's favorite poem.
18Born at 4:53pm-LMT
19After his son John was killed in battle during World War I, he worked for the War Graves Commission and created the inscription "A soldier of the Great War - Known Unto God" for the graves of soldiers who could not be identified.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Man Who Would Be King1975based on the story by
The White Seal1975TV Short story
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi1975TV Short story
Baa Baa Black Sheep1974TV Movie short story
Childhood1974TV Series short story - 1 episode
Elephant Boy1973TV Series based on the ideas of
Adventures of Mowgli1973novel "The Jungle Book"
JackanoryTV Series story - 7 episodes, 1966 - 1971 book - 5 episodes, 1968
Maugli. Vozvrashchenie k lyudyam1971Short stories - as R. Kipling
How the Elephant Got His Trunk1970Short story
How the First Letter Was Written1970Short story
How the Whale Got His Throat1970Short story
Maugli. Bitva1970Short stories - as R. Kipling
Maugli. Poslednyaya okhota Akely1969Short stories - as R. Kipling
Kot, kotoryy gulyal sam po sebe1968Short
Maugli. Pokhishchenie1968Short stories - as R. Kipling
Slonyonok1967Short books - as R. Kipling
The Jungle Book1967inspired by the Mowgli stories
Maugli. Raksha1967Short stories - as R. Kipling
The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling1964TV Series story - 25 episodes
The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo1964TV Series poem - 1 episode
Merry-Go-Round1964TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Grande Teatro Tupi1963TV Series novel - 1 episode
Sergeants 31962poem "Gunga Din" - uncredited
The Light That Failed1961TV Movie story
The Eye of Allah1960TV Movie
Shirley Temple's StorybookTV Series novel - 1 episode, 1960 novel "Kim" - 1 episode, 1960
Kim1955TV Series novel
Studio One in HollywoodTV Series story - 1 episode, 1953 story "The Light That Failed" - 1 episode, 1949
Your Favorite Story1953TV Series story - 1 episode
Puck of Pook's Hill1951TV Series novel - 6 episodes
Soldiers Three1951novel
Kim1950novel "Kim" - uncredited
Suspense1950TV Series story "The Man Who Would Be King" - 1 episode
Jungle Book1942novel - uncredited
Words for Battle1941Documentary short poem - uncredited
The Light That Failed1939based on the novel by
Gunga Din1939poem "Gunga Din"
Wee Willie Winkie1937based upon the story by
Captains Courageous1937novel
Elephant Boy1937story "Toomai of the Elephants"
Otvazhnyy moryak1936Short story
The Light That Failed1923story
A Fool There Was1922poem "The Vampire"
The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding House1922Short poem "The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding-House"
Without Benefit of Clergy1921screenplay / story
The Naulahka1918poem "Naulahka: A Story of West and East"
The Light That Failed1916novel
La bestia umana1916/Ibook
The City of Terrible Night1915Short story
A Fool There Was1915poem "The Vampire" - uncredited
La luce che si spegne1915novel
A Maid of Mandalay1913Short poem
Vampire of the Desert1913Short poem "The Vampire"
The Fool1913poem "A Fool There Was"
Gunga Din1911Short poem
The Vampire1910Short poem
If2018poem by pre-production
Jungle Book2018based on the novel by post-production
Jungle Book 2additional writings announced
The Encounter: Jungle Book Remake2016Short book
The Jungle Book2016based on the books by
The King Crab2015Documentary short writer: extract from "The Crab that Played with the Sea" - uncredited
The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows2015Short story
The Jungle Book2014novel
Rudyard Kipling's Mark of the Beast2012story
Kipling's Poem2010Video short
Scape2010novel
The Unforgiving Minute2010Short poem
Histoires comme ça (Série 1)2009novel
Viidakkokirja2005Video novel
The Jungle Book 22003novel "The Jungle Book" - uncredited
Christmas Glory 20002000TV Special documentary poem "Eddi's Service"
Deadly Tales1998Video story "The Mark of the Beast" - segment "Bestiality"
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story1998Video book
Mowgli: The New Adventures of the Jungle Book1998TV Series Mowgli stories - 1 episode
The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo1997novel
Captains Courageous1996TV Movie novel
Jungle Book1995Video book
Jungle Book: The Legend of Mowgli1995Video Game based on character by
The Jungle Book1995Video Game based on book by
The Jungle Book1994characters from novel "The Jungle Book"
Children of the Mist1993TV Movie short story
Jungleboek1992TV Series novel
The Jungle Book1992Video short by
Just So Stories1991TV Series based on stories by
Jungle Book1990/IIVideo characters / novel
Megi1989verses
The Jungle Book: The Adventures of Mowgli1989TV Series novel
Rabbit Ears: How the Leopard Got His Spots1989Video short story
The Cat Who Walked by Herself1988short story
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin and How the Camel Got His Hump1987TV Movie stories
Elephant's Child1986TV Movie
Kim1984TV Movie novel
Kak bylo napisano pervoe pismo1984TV Short story
Just So Stories1983TV Series 10 episodes
Stalky & Co.1982TV Mini-Series novel - 6 episodes
Yozhik + Cherepakha1981Short novel
Just So Stories1979TV Series stories
Captains Courageous1977TV Movie novel
Mowgli's Brothers1976TV Short story
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi1975books

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
När molnen skingras2016Documentary "Mandaley On the Road to Mandaley"
The Choir: Military Wives2011TV Mini-Series documentary lyrics - 1 episode
Voices1995lyrics: "The Whiffenpoof Song"
The Muppet Show1980TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club1973TV Mini-Series 1 episode
Dad's Army1970TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Watch Your Stern1960lyrics: "On the Road to Mandalay"
The Frank Sinatra Show1958TV Series lyrics - 2 episodes
Everybody Does It1949lyrics: "On the Road to Mandalay" - uncredited
Smilin' Through1941lyrics: "Recessional" 1898 - uncredited
They Met in Bombay1941lyrics: "On the Road to Mandalay" - uncredited
Wife, Husband and Friend1939lyrics: "On the Road to Mandalay" - uncredited
Metropolitan1935lyrics: "On the Road to Mandalay" 1919? - uncredited
China Seas1935lyrics: "On the Road To Mandalay" 1907 - uncredited
You Said a Mouthful1932lyrics: "On the Road to Mandalay" 1907 - uncredited
Metro Movietone Revue1929/IIShort lyrics: "On the Road to Mandalay"
Pack Up Your Troubles1929Short lyrics: "Fuzzy-Wuzzy", "On the Road to Mandalay" - uncredited
John Charles Thomas1927Short lyrics: "Danny Deever"

Production Designer

Production Designer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Without Benefit of Clergy1921

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deadly Tales1998Video thanks

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1907Nobel Prize in LiteratureNobel Prize

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#Quote
1One of the hardest things to realize, especially for a young man, is that our forefathers were living men who really knew something.
2The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.
3A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.
4Every one is more or less mad on one point.
5Most amusements only mean trying to win another person's money.
6Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
7I keep six honest serving men (they taught me all I knew); their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who.
8He travels fastest who travels alone.
9Our England is a garden ...
10The female of the species is more deadly than the male
11Oh East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet


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