Percy FitzPatrick

Literary Birthday – 24 July – Percy FitzPatrick

Percy FitzPatrick was born 24 July 1862, and died 24 January 1931.

‘Fortune is not in time or place or things; but, good or bad, in the man’s own self for him alone to find and prove.’

Sir James Percy FitzPatrick was a South African author, politician, and mining financier. He wrote the classic children’s book, Jock of the Bushveld.

Amanda Patterson by Amanda Patterson

Please click here for our Literary Birthday Calendar