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Maria Louise Ramé
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Born (1839-01-01)1 January 1839
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Died 25 January 1908(1908-01-25) (aged 69)
Viareggio, Italy
Pen name Ouida
Occupation novelist
Nationality French-English
Period 1863–1908

Ouida was the pen name of the English writer Maria Louise Ramé (although she preferred to be known as Marie Louise de la Ramée). Ramé was born in Bury St. Edmunds, England, to a French father and an English mother. Her pen name came from the way she pronounced her name when she was a child.

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