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1758 – Hamilton was born in Belfast on July 25, 1758. 1759 – Hamilton’s father died leaving their mother widow with three children. 1762 – Hamilton was sent to her paternal aunt in Stirlingshire, Scotland. Elizabeth was also an intellectually active girl. She had a taste for good literature and was widely read. 1788 – ..

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1934 – Johnson was born in Moline, Illinois on April 28, 1934. 1957 – Got her BA at the University of Utah. 1966 – Got her Master’s degree at the University of California, Los Angeles. 1968 – Finished her PhD at the University of California, Los Angeles. 1968-1987 – Taught english at the University of ..

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1938 – Born in Aarberg, Switzerland on the 4th of October. 1964 – Wüthrich was educated in chemistry, physics, and mathematics at the University of Berne before pursuing his Ph.D. under the direction of Silvio Fallab at the University of Basel. 1965 – He continued post-doctoral work with Fallab for a short time before leaving ..

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1912 – Born on May 8th in Winnipeg, Canada. Canadian poet, critic, historian, travel writer, playwright, scriptwriter, and editor, whose work, particularly his poetry, reflects his belief that revolutionary changes would take place in society. 1940 – Founded and edited the radical literary magazine Now and also worked for the anarchist publisher Freedom Press.     ..

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1929 – Christa Ihlenfeld Wolf, born on the 18th of March in Landsberg an der Warthe, then in Germany. She is one of the best-known writers to emerge from the former East Germany. She is a literary critic, novelist, and essayist. 1945 – She and her family were expelled from her home across the new ..

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1931 – Franklin Birkinshaw or Fay Weldon, born on the 22nd of September in Alvechurch, Worcestershire, England. She is a British novelist, short story writer, playwright, and essayist whose work has been associated with feminism. 1945 – At the age of 14, after her parents’ divorce, moved to England with her mother and her sister ..

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