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Anderson, Robert

Born: 1750 AD
Died: 1830 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Authors, Critics

1750 – He was born on the 7th day of January this year at Carnwath, Lanark shire.


1778 – He studied first divinity and then medicine at the University of Edinburgh, and subsequently, after some experience as a surgeon, took his M.D. at the University of St Andrews in this year.


1792 – For several years his attention was occupied with his edition of The Works of the British Poets, with Prefaces Biographical and Critical in this year until 1807.


1796 – He also wrote The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett, M.D., with Memoirs of his Life and Writings.


1815 – He wrote the Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., with Critical Observations on his Works.


1820 – The Works of John Moore, M.D., with Memoirs of his Life and Writings.


1830 – He died on the 20th day of February this year.