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Henry Lawson

Henry Lawson (17 June 1867 - 2 September 1922) was an Australian writer and poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of the colonial period and is often called Australia's "greatest short story writer". He was the son of the poet, publisher and feminist Louisa Lawson. Henry Archibald Hertzberg Lawson was born on the 17th of June 1867 in a town on the Grenfell goldfields of New South Wales. His father was Niels...See more