Edgar Rice Burroughs
|Born||September 1, 1875|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||March 19, 1950 (aged 74)|
Encino, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Tarzana, California, U.S.|
|Genre||Adventure novel, fantasy, lost world, sword and planet, planetary romance, soft science fiction, Western|
|Notable awards||Inkpot Award (1975)|
|Spouse||Emma Centennia Hulbert (1900–1934) (divorced)|
Florence Gilbert (1935–1941) (divorced)
|Children||Joan Burroughs Pierce, Hulbert Burroughs, John Coleman Burroughs|
Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875 – March 19, 1950) was an American novelist. He created the famous character Tarzan of the Apes in his novels. He wrote 25 novels on Tarzan's adventures starting from 1914 onwards.
He also wrote other novels and stories that became quite famous. Tarzan and John Carter were some of his characters that became famous.