- For the mirror universe counterpart, see Rudyard Kipling (mirror).
Rudyard Kipling (December 30, 1865 - January 18, 1936) was a British short story writer, poet and novelist who lived during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Most of what Roberta Lincoln knew about modern India came from childhood memories of Kipling. (TOS novel: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume 1)
Captain Jean-Luc Picard regarded Kipling's work as "idiosyncratic." (TNG novel: Dark Mirror)