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Bronte, Branwell

Born: 1817 AD
Died: 1848 AD
Nationality: English
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1817 – Born in Thornton on the 26th of June.

1838-1839 – Branwell Brontë was trained as a portrait painter in Haworth, and worked as a portrait painter in Bradford.

1840 – Brontë became a tutor to a family of young boys in Broughton-in-Furness but was dismissed within six months.

1841 – He was then employed on the Luddenden Foot railway station.

1842 – He was dismissed due to a deficit in the accounts attributed to incompetence rather than theft.

1843 – Brontë took up another tutoring position in Thorp Green, appointed as the tutor to the Robinson family’s young son.

1845 – He was dismissed on unspecified charges.

         – Brontë returned home to his family at the Haworth parsonage, now known as the Brontë Parsonage Museum.

1848 – Died on the 24th of September.