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Zangwill, Israel

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Born: 1864 AD
Died: 1926 AD, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Columnist, Essayists, Journalist, Novelists, Poets

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1864 – Born on the 21st day of January in London.

 

1884 – Zangwill studied in the University of London, earning a BA with triple honors.

 

1888 - He resigned from the school and wrote a fantastic tale entitled "The Premier and the Painter", a fantastic romance.

 

1891 – Became the leading member a Zionist society called “The Order of Ancient Maccabeans.” They are dedicated in bringing the Jewish gentlemen in literature, science, and arts together.

 

1892 - He wrote the novel “Children of the Ghetto” which make him a literary celebrity. He also wrote “The Idler and the Jewish Periodicals” contributing to Jerome K.

 

1898 – He added "Dreamers of the Ghetto" to his collections.

 

1900 – He did the "Mantle of Elijah" plays.

 

1903 – He married Edith "Ayrton," a fellow writer in a feminist.

 

1905 – He formed an organization that defends the settlement of the Jews within the British Empire.

 

1907 – Wrote the "Ghetto Comedies" and "The King of Schronners" a comic novel and many other stories in Jewish theme.

 

1909 – He wrote the essay "The Melting Pot"

 

1916 – Zangwill wrote the "The War for the World"

 

1926 – Zangwill died on August 1 in East Preston, North England due to nervous breakdown.


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