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HL Mencken

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Date of Birth September 12, 1880
Date of Death January 29, 1956, Baltimore, MD
Place of Birth Baltimore
Country United States
Profession Novelist
Horoscope Virgo

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HL Mencken is a famous Novelist, born on September 12, 1880 in United States. As of December 2022, HL Mencken’s net worth is $5 Million. He became known for his satirical newspaper articles on the famous Scopes trial and was the first to refer to the historical legal battle as “The Monkey Trial.”

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HL Mencken Biography

American author who wrote The American Language, a study of how the English language is spoken in the United States. As a journalist, he worked for The Baltimore Sun, The American Mercury, The Smart Set, and other prominent publications. .

He detailed his childhood as the son of Baltimore cigar factory owner, August Mencken, Sr., in his memoir, Happy Days. He married Sara Haardt in 1930.

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HL Mencken Net Worth

HL is one of the richest Novelist & listed on most popular Novelist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, HL Mencken's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Novelist
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As a boy, he was profoundly interested in reading, as well as in photography and chemistry. He later attended the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, graduating as class valedictorian.

Who is HL Mencken dating?

According to our records, HL Mencken married to Sara Haardt. As of May 2022, HL Mencken’s is not dating anyone.

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HL Ranked on the list of most popular Novelist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. HL Mencken celebrates birthday on September 12 of every year.

What is H. L. Mencken most famous for?

A self-taught student of American English, Mencken is perhaps best remembered today for The American Language (1919), a multi-volume study of how the English language is spoken in the United States, and for his satirical reporting on the Scopes “monkey” trial, a term coined by Mencken.

Who was H. L. Mencken quotes?

  • Belief. Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable. …
  • Certainty. It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull. …
  • Conscience. …
  • Democracy. …
  • Divorce. …
  • Evil. …
  • Fame. …
  • Faults and Weaknesses.

What happened to H. L. Mencken?

Mencken died in his sleep on January 29, 1956. He was interred in Baltimore’s Loudon Park Cemetery.

What is Mencken's Law?

The next day the court ruled in Mencken’s favor, thus giving him victory, as much publicity as he had the year before with his reports from the Scopes trial, and yet another application of Mencken’s Law: “Whenever A annoys or injures B on the pretense of improving or saving X, A is a scoundrel.

What is HL Mencken fellow?

Teller, H. L. Mencken research fellow, is the smaller, quieter half of Penn & Teller. He and Penn Jillette appear regularly in Las Vegas and cohosted a Showtime series that looked to debunk junk science, scares, and scams with reason and logic.

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