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1935 – Donaldson was born in Sunningdale, Berkshire on January 4, 1935. He was the son of a shipping magnate. 1955 – Donaldson was educated at Winchester College and during his national service he met Julian Mitchell, who later introduced him to art galleries. He became an orphan while taking up English Studies at Magdalene ..

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1659 – Dunton was born at Graffham, Huntingdonshire on May, 4 1659. 1674 – Dunton at the age of fifteen, he became an apprentice to Thomas Parkhurst, a bookseller. 1688 – Dunton was appointed as the treasurer of the Whig apprentices, became a bookseller at The Sign of the Raven. He married Elizabeth Annesley. Elizabeth ..

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1880 – Born on the 13th of October in Odessa (known today as Ukraine). 1895 – At the age of fifteen, he ran away and lived with his aunt in Saint Petersburg. 1902 – Served the Army for two years and given a job as a customs officer in the village of Novosiltsy. 1904 – ..

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1959 – Elton was born in Catford, London on May 3, 1959. 1979 – Elton studied at Godalming Grammar School and the University of Manchester. 1980 – After leaving the university, Elton became a stand-up comedian and comedy writer. 1981 – Elton joined Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson at the Comedy Store in London. He ..

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1936 – Guberman was born in Moscow on July 7, 1936. 1958 – Obtained his diploma with a degree in Electrical Engineer. 1959 – Guberman was able to meet Alexander Ginzburg. He wrote popular science books, but he gradually became active as a dissident poet. 1979 – Arrested and sentenced to five years of Labor ..

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1873 – Domanovic was born in a village Ovsiste on February 4, 1873. 1890-1894 – Domanovic studied at the history and philology department of the Great School in Belgrade. He read some of his first works to the members of a student organization Pobratimstvo. He published his first work, a short story "Na meseèini" ("In ..

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1939 – Fortune was born in Bristol on June 30, 1939. 1955 – Fortune was educated at King’s College in Cambridge where he was to met and formed a lasting friendship with John Bird. 1962 – Fortune contributed some of his writings to Peter Cook’s Establishment Club team, which included Eleanor Bron and John Bird. ..

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1905 – Kharms was born in Saint Petersburg on December 30, 1905.   1924 – Entered Leningrad Electrotechnicum, but eventually expelled for lack of interest in social activities. After his expulsion, he devoted himself entirely to literature.   1927 – Invited to be a member of the newly formed Association of Writers of Children’s Literature. ..

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1862 – Born on the 27th of May in Yonkers, New York City. 1880-1883 – Went to Columbia University where he became editor of Columbia’s literary magazine and contributed short anonymous pieces to humor magazines. 1883-1884 – After graduation in 1883, Bangs entered Columbia Law School but left in 1884 to become Associate Editor of ..

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