George MacDonald Fraser, OBE was an English-born author of Scottish descent, who wrote historical novels, non-fiction books and several screenplays. He is best known for a series of works that featured the character Flashman. Fraser was born to Scottish parents in Carlisle, England on 2 April 1925. His father was a doctor and his mother a nurse. It was his father who passed on to Fraser his love of reading, and a passion for his Scottish heritage. Fraser was educated at Carlisle Grammar School and Glasgow Academy; he later described himself as a poor student due to "sheer laziness". This...
|Birthdate:||April 2, 1925|
|Date of death:||January 2, 2008|
|Education:||The Glasgow Academy, Trinity School|
|Also known as:||George Macdonald-Fraser, George MacDona Fraser, George MacDonald Fraser OBE|