Dame Hilary Mary Mantel was born Hilary Mary Thompson on 6 July 1952 in Glossop, Derbyshire, England.
She was a British writer, novelist, essayist, and critic.
Mantel’s work revolved around short stories, personal memoirs, and historical fiction.
She attended Harrytown Convent school and graduated with a Bachelor of Jurisprudence from the University of Sheffield.
Hilary worked as a social welfare officer and also at a department store.
Her first novel titled Every Day is Mother’s Day was published in 1985. She has gone on to write twelve more novels.
Mantel is a two-time winner of the Booker Prize.
She was married twice to the same man who doubled as her business manager, Gerald McEwen.
Mantel died on 22 September 2022 at a hospital in Exeter.
Hilary Mantel Cause of Death
Mantel died from a stroke at a hospital in Exeter, United Kingdom.
Hilary Mantel Age
Mantel was 70 years old at the time of her death.
Hilary Mantel Net Worth
Mantel was estimated to be worth $5 million.
Hilary Mantel Husband
Mantel was married to Gerald McEwan a geologist who resigned to work as her business manager.
They had been married twice and divorced once.
Hilary Mantel Children
Mantel did not have any children because she suffered a debilitating illness that left her incapable of bearing children.
Hilary Mantel Siblings
Mantel had two younger siblings but only one of them is known by name.
He is George. George worked as a photographer.
Hilary Mantel Parents
Mantel was born to Margaret Foster and Henry Thompson, both of Irish descent.
They divorced when Hilary was 11 years old.