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Sir Walter Raleigh was an English professor, actor, poet and writer. Born in London in 1861, Raleigh studied and lectured on English Literature for most of his life, teaching in India at Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College, and at several universities in the United Kingdom, including University College Liverpool, Glasgow University, and Oxford University. At the outset of the First World War, Raleigh changed his career’s focus from Romantic era literature and began covering topics relating to the war. Sir Walter Raleigh’s best-known work is The War in the Air, which provided coverage on the Royal Air Force’s efforts in the war. Raleigh died at the age of 61 from typhoid.

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