1805 – Born on the 22nd of February in Harlow, Essex, England. 1834 – She was married to William Bridges Adams, polemicist and railway engineer. 1841 – Her longest work is Vivia Perpetua, A Dramatic Poem, having as its subject the early life of the Christians. – She was the author of several hymns. ..
1672 – Born on the 1st of May in Milston, Wiltshire. 1693 – He addressed a poem to John Dryden the former Poet Laureate. 1694 – His first major work, a book about the lives of English poets, was published. 1699 – He received a pension of £300 to enable him to travel widely in ..
1948 – Diane Ackerman was born in Waukegan, Illinois on October 7, 1948. 1978 – She received her B.A. from Penn State and an M.F.A. and PhD from Cornell University. Ackerman has received the Academy of American Poets’ Lavan Award as well as grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Rockefeller Foundation. ..
1460 – Born in Lisbon, Portugal. 1483-1492 – Judah Abravanel accompanied his father, Isaac Abravanel, when the latter went to Spain (1483), and afterward to Naples (1492). 1502 – His most important work, Dialoghi di Amore (Dialogues of Love), was written. Beside this work, he wrote, at the request of Pico de Mirandola, an astronomical ..
1907 – Abu Salma was born in Haifa. 1948 – Studied law and worked in Haifa until April when the Israelis occupied the city. Moved to Akka. Shortly he left Akka to Damascus. Abu Salma kept the keys to his house and office in Haifa hoping to return. He was a friend of Ibrahim Tukan. ..
1924 – Born on the 7th of March in Kita, Tokyo. 1941 – He returned to Japan. 1943 – He began studies at Tokyo Imperial University. 1947 – He was first published as a poet with Mumei Shishu ("Poems of an unknown poet"). 1948 – He graduated with a medical degree, on the condition that ..
1881 – Lascelles Abercrombie was born on January 9, 1881, in Cheshire. 1895-1900 – He was privately educated at Malvern College, before reading Chemistry at Owen’s College, Manchester. 1911 – He and his wife moved to Dymock in Gloucestershire, part of a community which included Rupert Brooke and Edward Thomas. 1922 – He was appointed ..
1886 – At the age of 20, he was sent to jail for speaking freely about his concerns, which the local government officials did not care for. 1899 – He wrote the novel "Bondens Son" ("The Peasant’s Son"). 1904 – He wrote the novel "Vredens Born" ("Children of Wrath") which reveal his staunch social commitment. ..
1800 – He was Born on the 4th of December in Copenhagen. 1827 – He graduated and major in medicine. – He married Caroline Aagard. 1838 – Working as a doctor, he wrote poetry in his spare time. Only one book was published while he was alive. 1849 – He was a doctor on ..