Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

Japanese writer

Date of Birth: 01-Mar-1892

Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan

Date of Death: 24-Jul-1927

Profession: screenwriter, writer, poet, journalist, literary critic, novelist

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

  • Ryunosuke Akutagawa (?? ???, Akutagawa Ryunosuke, 1 March 1892 – 24 July 1927), art name Chokodo Shujin (?????), was a Japanese writer active in the Taisho period in Japan.
  • He is regarded as the "Father of the Japanese short story" and Japan's premier literary award, the Akutagawa Prize, is named after him.
  • He died by suicide at the age of 35 through an overdose of barbital.

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