Brewer, Ebenezer Cobham

Born: 1810 AD
Died: 1897 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Authors, Scholars


1810 - Ebenezer Cobham Brewer was born.

1836 - He attended the University of Cambridge, graduating in Law.

         - He was ordained and then returned to Norwich to work at his father's school.

1838 - While there he compiled his first major work, A Guide to the Scientific Knowledge of Things Familiar, first published.

1856 - On returning to England, he started on the work that was to become Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable.

1897- Ebenezer Cobham Brewer died.
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