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Anna Leonowens

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  1. a British travel writer, educator and social activist, known for teaching the wives and children of Mongkut, king of Siam, and for co-founding the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

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  2. Margaret Landon's novel Anna and the King of Siam (1944) provides a fictionalised look at Anna Leonowens's years at the royal court, developing the abolitionist theme that resonated with her American readership

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  3. 6 November, 1831 - 19 January, 1915

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  4. born Anna Harriette Edwards in Ahmadnagar, India on 6 November, 1831

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  5. At the end of 1849 Anna Edwards returned with her family to India, where in Poona she married her childhood sweetheart, Thomas Leon Owens or Leonowens (a civilian clerk rather than the army officer of her romantic memoir), over the objections of her

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