Home Culture Who is the man in this picture? Correct answer: Samuel Clemens Share on Facebook Tweet Copy Link Next question Try the best trivia game Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play What people think about it: 32 Comments blondifaeri i used to live in angels camp, in calaveras county, and have been to his cabin where he lived and wrote his novel about the jumping frog of calaveras county. angels camp is where the frog jumps are held every year at the calaveras county fair, i worked there for years. flowercat0523 I had many good laughs reading his book Innocents Abroad. It is set in an earlier, more socially restricted era, so you have to overlook some predjudicial language, but still a classic funny read. Buckeyeartist One of my all time favorite authors! AutumnalConcrete2 I too lived there! Such a small town....small Quizzland and world. WanderingLuck79987 I when to school with his great grandson . Anastasia An interesting piece of trivia. Halley's comet was making its appearance at both Mr. Clemen's birth and death . Player #9495659 Although Clemens is known for his wonderful books, he wrote many other works. Clemens had a great wit and sarcasm. He wrote many critiques of other authors, politicians, plays. To this day, his critiques are worthy of reading, due to Clemens incredible use of his wit and sarcasm. angelgrl0125 He is my great great great uncle and I'm proud to be a descendant of his. Denee Anastasia, I wondered why that wasn't mentioned in the notes on this legendary author! I'm a fan of a Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court :) nan Suzjh4ll, We are related! My Uncle looked up our ancestry and told us we are closely related to Samuel Clemens! My Grandfathers Mother's name was Clemens! Thunderduck "The Devil's Racetrack: Dark Writings of Mark Twain." Essays and editorials. Name comes from a section of the Atlantic where the winds and currents are weak (a.k.a. "the Doldrums.") Charliecamp he was editor of the buffalo evening news here in buffalo ny Roberta Ann The day Samuel Clemens was born, Haleys Comet could be seen. The day Samuel Clemens died, Haleys Comet could be seen. humbeldywump Player #9495659, yep, he gave James fenimore cooper thr business! Player #32158972 Mark Twain's Grave, and Study are in Elmira NY. Player #32158972 Player #24423307cara, Chemung Guillermo lots of Twain questions in this game.. Mares My uncle, several times removed. Player #15018278 I live in the same town Mark Twain died in...Redding, CT. There's a museum for him in CT as well! Player #24423307cara angelgrl0125, I live in the county where he is buried. Player #22062317 like I said before.The racists were from the North.not the South. however to be fair.My old antique Bible.the word Niger originated upon that's what they called Dimon that carried the cross of Jesus when He no longer could.Dont think it was a race . Anastasia BeingTrueLove, if I remember correctly, "Oliver Twist" was written by Charles Dickens of England . Player #24905305 I used to live in Calaveras County and the Calaveras Frog 🐸 Jump (fair) was so fun!! Player #21569436 Reading his novels growing up was an escape into a different time period. Trying to relate to living in this period of history brought many laughter and sadness. To this day my favorite KelliKenobi angelgrl0125, he is a distant cousin of mine. Perhaps we are related, as well!! Purple Kitty I must have read The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, about 5 times. It was my favorite Book in Elementary School. Suzjh4ll WanderingLuck79987, I am a descendent of his as well. Player #9243123 Sueahside714, exactly what I thought. I was confused when he wasn’t an option Lusk0104 WanderingLuck79987, January 4th is my birthday, not today lol. Lusk0104 WanderingLuck79987, I replied to you cause it is my birthday. I live near his house in Connecticut. BabiKat 1 of my fave authors KookyOrangutan5005 I went to The Frog Jumps one year with a bunch of bikers. the weather was gorgeous. such clean air!!