Ian Fleming
Date of Birth
May 28, 1908
Birth Place:
Mayfair, London, England


Ian Lancaster Fleming was born in 1908 in Mayfair, London. He studied French and German extensively in Austria and Switzerland and found his first employment with Reuters, the international news service, which included a stint reporting from Moscow in 1933. Fleming's introduction to intelligence work came in 1939, when he was involved in the planning and execution of various espionage and...