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1874 – Born on the 25th of January. 1897 – He presented his second book for consideration. 1914 – Maugham was famous, with 10 plays produced and 10 published novels. 1917 – In May, following the decree nisi, Syrie and Maugham were married. 1920 – Syrie became a noted interior decorator who popularized the all-white ..

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1564 – He was born on the 6th day of February this year in Canterbury, England. He was the eldest son of a shoemaker in Canterbury.   1584 – Marlowe attended The King’s School, Canterbury (where a house is now named after him) and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge on a scholarship and received his Bachelor ..

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US administrator, dramatist, and poet   wrote poetry collections "The Pot of Earth" 1925, "Collected Poems, 1917-1952" 1952 (Pulitzer Prize for poetry 1953), narrative poem "Conquistador" 1932 (Pulitzer Prize for poetry 1933), verse play "J. B." 1958 (Pulitzer Prize for drama 1959)   librarian of Congress 1939-1944   assistant secretary of state for public and ..

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1558 – He was born at West Ham. 1577 – He was educated at Merchant Taylors’ School and Trinity College, Oxford; taking his BA. 1578 – He entered Lincoln’s Inn, where, as in the other Inns of Court, a love of letters and a crop of debts were common. 1587 – He seems to have ..

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1935 – Born on the 25th of June in Bridgeport, Connecticut. 1953 – He enrolled in Yale where, he tried to kill himself by overdosing on aspirin. 1957 – He received his B.A. in English. After graduation he became assistant to first the President of Columbia Pictures, and later to the President of United Artists. ..

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1724 – Born on the 2nd of July in Quedlinburg, Germany. 1745 – In September, he delivered on quitting school a remarkable "leaving oration" on epic poetry; Abschiedsrede über die epische Poesie, kultur- und literargeschichtlich erläutert–and next proceeded to Jena as a student of theology, where he elaborated the first three cantos of the Messias ..

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