Some of your favorite authors have birthdays today, January 25th. Whether they’re still with us or sitting behind their Great Writing Desks in the Sky, there’s no better way to say “Happy Birthday” to a writer than by reading their books.
Born January 25, 1759, Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He’s considered the National Poet of Scotland and is remains a beloved poet to people around the world. Some of Burn’s well-known works include Auld Lang Syne, A Red, Red, Rose, and The Battle of Sherra-moor.
Emil Ludwig was born on January 25, 1881. He passed away on September 17, 1948, at the age of 65. He’s best known for his biographical works including Napoleon, Bismark: The Story of a Fighter, and Lincoln.