Browne, Charles Farrar
Born: Apr 23, 1834 AD
Died: 1867 AD, at 32 years of age.
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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