Born: Dec 24, 1754 AD
Died: 1832 AD, at 77 years of age.
1754 - Born in Aldeburgh, Suffolk on the 24th of December .
1775 - His first major work, a poem entitled "Inebriety", was self-published.
1780 - He went to London, where he had little success, but eventually made an impression on Edmund Burke, who helped him have his poem.
1781 - The Library, published.
1783 - Crabbe became best known were The Village.
1790 - He published an essay on the Natural History of the Vale of Belvoir in John Nichols's, Bibliotheca Topographia Britannica, VIII, Antiquities in Leicestershire.
1810 - The Borough.
1814 - He became Rector of Trowbridge in Wiltshire, where he remained.
1832 - Died on the 3rd of February.
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