Venezuelan author 1.7 / 5 (..
1844 – France was born in Paris, France on April 16, 1844. 1864 – Studied at the College Stanislaus and upon graduating he helped his father by working at his bookstore. 1870 – France was able to get the position of a cataloguer at Bacheline-Deflorenne and at Lemerre. 1876 – Appointed as a librarian for ..
1926 – Fo was born in the province of Varese on March 24, 1926. 1940 – Studied architecture at Brera Art Academy in Milan. World War II intervened his studies and his family is anti-fascist resistance. He helped his father to smuggle refugees and Allied soldiers to Switzerland. He continued his studies at Milan. Became ..
1707 – Fielding was born in Somerset, England on the 22nd of April. 1727 – Fielding was educated at Eton College. He was involved in a romatic affair with a young woman which brought him trouble with the authorities and went to London where he started his career as a writer. 1728 – Fielding went ..
1636 – Eachard was born in Suffolk, England. 1651 – Educated at Saint Catharine’s College, Cambridge. 1670 – Eachard published anonymously a humorous satire entitled The Ground and Occasions of the Contempt of the Clergy enquired into in a letter to a certain R.L., attributed the contempt into which the clergy had fallen ..
1812 – Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire on February 7, 1812. 1824 – His family was moderately well-off, and he received some education at a private school but all that changed when his father, after spending too much money entertaining and retaining his social position, was imprisoned for debt. At the age of ..
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1824 – Curtis was born in Providence, Rhode Island on February 24, 1824. 1830 – Curtis was sent to attend school in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. 1841 – Achieved his independence and became a boarder at the community of Brook Farm. 1850 – Returned from Europe, he settled in Staten Island, obtained a post on the ..
1937 – Cook was born at Devon, England on November 17, 1937. 1955 – With his star firmly in the ascendant, he opened The Establishment Club at 18, Greek Street in Soho which gave him the opportunity to present fellow comedians in a nightclub setting, including the controversial American Lenny Bruce. Cook befriended Australian comedian ..
1547 – Cervantes was born at Alcala de Henares, Spain on September 29, 1547. 1568-1569 – After studying in Madrid, where his teacher was the humanist Juan López de Hoyos, Cervantes went to Rome in the service of Giulio Acquaviva. 1570-1571 – He became a soldier, and fought on board a vessel in the battle ..