English essayist and poet wrote poetry collections "Vignettes in Rhyme" 1873, "At the Sign of the Lyre&..
English author, critic, journalist, and mystery novelist created character Father Brown wrote novels "The Napoleon of Notting Hill" 1904, "The Innocence of Father Brown&..
US Communist, journalist, author and spy: http://www.whittakerchambers.org/ 1920-1925: Student at Columbia College (Columbia University) – 1922, Editor of The Morningside (now Columbia Review) 1925-1928: Member of the American Workers’ Party and journalist for The Daily Worker newspaper 1931-1932: Editor of The New Masses magazine 1932-1938: Soviet underground spy 1939-1948: Senior editor at TIME magazine 1948-1950: ..
1920 – He was born on the 23rd day of November this year in Cernauti, Bukovina, and then part of Romania. 1927 – His father, Leo Antschel, was a Zionist who advocated his education in Hebrew at Safah Ivriah, an institution previously convinced of the wisdom of assimilation into Austrian culture, and one which ..
1873 – Born on the 7th of December at Back Creek Valley near Winchester, Virginia U.S.A. Willa Sibert Cather was Nebraska’s most noted novelist. 1895 – Cather was graduated from the University of Nebraska. 1901 – She taught English in a Pittsburgh high school in Pennsylvania U.S.A. 1906 – She moved to New York and ..
1795 – Carlyle Was born in Ecclefechan, Scotland on December 4, 1975. 1813 – Educated at Annan Academy and took up arts and mathematics in Edinburgh University. Upon his graduation he became a teacher at Kirkcaldy. 1818 – Commissioned to write articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia and for the Edinburgh Review. 1819-1821 – Carlyle went ..
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1878 – Born on June 25th in Cleveland. American essayist and playwright who was instrumental in the founding of the Cleveland Play House. 1900 – He graduated from West High School and Yale University and then entered the family printing and stationery business. 1915 – After rising to the rank of vice-president, he retired to ..
– He was of English birth. He is frequently called Morlanensis, which title most writers have interpreted to mean that he was a native of Morlaix in Brittany, though some credit him to Murlas near Puy in Béarn. 1109-1122 – He belonged to the family of the Seigneurs of Montpellier in Languedoc, and ..