Rudyard Kipling was born on December 30, 1865, in Bombay, India. He was educated in England but returned to India in 1882. In 1892, Kipling married Caroline Balestier and settled in Brattleboro, Vermont, where he wrote his most famous works, "Gunga Din" (1892) and The Jungle Book (1894). Kipling received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907. He died on January 18, 1936.