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Browne, Charles Farrar (Artemus Ward)

Born: 1834 AD
Died: 1867 AD, at 32 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Professors


1834 - Browne was born in Waterford, Maine on the 23rd of April.

1858 - He published in the Cleveland Plaindealer the first of the "Artemus Ward" series, which in a collected form achieved great popularity in both America and England.

1860 - He became editor of Vanity Fair magazine, a humorous New York weekly, which proved a failure.

1866 - Ward visited England, where he became exceedingly popular both as a lecturer and as a contributor to Punch magazine.

1867 - He died of tuberculosis at Southampton on the 6th of March.


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