|Born||April 27, 1898|
Meran, Austria-Hungary (now Italy)
|Died||October 1, 1962 (aged 64)|
New York City, United States
|Resting place||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Citizenship||United States (from 1918)|
|Genre||Children's picture books|
|Notable works||Madeline series (1939–1999)|
|Notable awards||Caldecott Medal|
Ludwig Bemelmans (born April 27, 1898 – October 1, 1962) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American writer and illustrator of children's books. He is known best for the Madeline picture books. Six were published since 1939.
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