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World’s Legendary Autobiographies

Autobiographies are the own reflections of one's life. Here are the world famous autobiographies which influenced millions of people. ..

Adolf Hitler-Mein Kampf

outlines his political ideology and future plans for Germany. Volume 1 of Mein Kampf was published in 1925 and Volume 2 in 1926.The book was edited by Rudolf Hess.

Bill Clinton-My Life

released on June 22, 2004. The book was published by the Knopf Publishing Group; the book sold in excess of 2,250,000 copies. Clinton had received what was at the time the world's highest book advance fee, believed to have been worth US$12 million; at the announcement of media personality Oprah Winfrey's future weight loss book, it was said that her undisclosed advance fee had broken this record.

Mahatma Gandhi-The Story of My Experiments with Truth

covering his life from early childhood through to 1921. It was written in weekly instalments and published in his journal Navjivan from 1925 to 1929. Its English translation also appeared in installments in his other journal Young India.

Akira Kurosawa-Something Like an Autobiography

published as a book in 1981 and the English translation by Audie E. Bock appeared the following year.

Gabriel García Márquez-Living to Tell the Tale

Published in Spanish in 2002, with an English translation by Edith Grossman published in 2003.Living to Tell the Tale tells the story of García Márquez' life from 1927 through 1950, ending with his proposal to his wife. It focuses heavily on García Márquez' family, schooling, and early career as a journalist and short story writer, and includes references to numerous real-life events that ended up in his novels in one form or another, including the Banana massacre that appears prominently in One Hundred Years of Solitude and the friend of his whose life and death were the model for Chronicle of a Death Foretold.

A.P.J.Abdul Kalam-Wings of Fire

autobiography of A P J Abdul Kalam, former President of India. It was written by Dr. Kalam and Arun Tiwari.Kalam examines his early life, effort, hardship, fortitude, luck and chance that eventually led him to lead Indian space research, nuclear and missile programs.

Jawaharlal Nehru-An Autobiography

book written by the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru while he was in prison. It ran nine editions in the first year alone. He wrote the book to explore how and why he had ended up taking the path of civil disobedience that in turn led to his imprisonment.