Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910), spent his childhood on the banks of the Mississippi. In 1847 he started in the art of typography. It was later steamboat pilot, Confederate soldier and miner, until he began his journalistic career. From 1862 uan achieved notoriety as a speaker and it adopts the seudónomo Mark Twain. Encontces start their coreesponsal ocmo ciajes to Hawaii, Europe and the Middle East, hastyq eu moved to Europe and covers Canada, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, India and South Africa.
His most significant works are: eventuras of Tom Sawyer, My Life in the Mississippi, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Pricipe and the Pauper, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Following Ecuador, Hollow Head Wilson and The man That Corrupted Hadleyburg.
In 1900, Twain returned to America and was incorporated in the Antiimperialisra League. He published diaries of Adam and Eve, the famous King Leopold's Soliloquy, The Mysterious Stranger and his Autobiography.