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Alighieri Dante was borne in 1265 in the lower aristocracy of Florence, the Alighiero di Bellincione d'Alighiero, a money lender. Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky was borne in Moscow, Russia, on November 11, 1821. He was a member of the Russians aristocracy, a serf and had a large property near Moscow, where he worked with his.....

Earl Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy was borne on 9 September 1828 in his manor Yasnaya Polyana, south of Moscow, Russia. It was the forth of five in a prosperous Russian Gentry household. He was raised by his older brethren and his father and mother when he was a kid.....

One of the few authors to gain fame during his life, he was one of the leading figures of Romanticism in France. John, his sire, was the descendant of a peasant who became a prosperous merchant; his dam Mary Arden was a noblewoman. Around this timeframe, his dad was suffering a.....

Johan Wolfgang Goethe was legally admitted to the bar in Frankfurt am Main on 28 August 1749. Having grown up in a priviledged small and medium-sized business environment, he went on to study jurisprudence in Leipzig from 1765 to 1768, although he was more interested in writing. The christening of Miguel de Cervantes took place on 9 October 1547 in Alcala de Henares, Spain, so that one can presume that he was baptized around this period, and Alcala de Henares has long asserted itself as his place of birth.

Stendhal, a leading essayist of the Romance, was Marie-Henri Beyle, a native of Grenoble, France, in 1783. Baudelaire's dam, Caroline Archimbaut-Dufays, was 28 years old at the time of his death; his sire Francois Baudelaire was 61 years old. Charles' dad taught him an esteem for the arts by taking his young boy to museum and.....

He was a francophone scholar, writer and reviewer, known for his seven-volume fiction'In Quest of Lost Time'. Eugéne was borne on July 10 as Valentin Louis Georges Eugéne Marcel Proust.... Has a stepbrother, Francesco (born around 1320). Nativity to precious mum and dad (his dad Sergei was a pensioned majority, and his mom Nadezhda was the grandchild of a nobilisedthiopian general ) on May 26, 1799 in Moscow, Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was with a free subterranean revolution group that saw him into exile.....

Jalalaluddin Rumi, religious scholar and famous Sufi Mystic poet, was in Balkh (now Afghanistan) on 29 September 1207 AD. Kafka was borne in 1883 in a German-speaking Jews' home in Prague, Austria. He was a businessman and home bully, and his dad, Hermann Kafka, often abused his heir.

Later Kafka confessed to his father: "My letter was all about you....". And he thought that his dad had broken..... In 1860 Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was the third of six sons of a food merchant's wife and daughter to be raised in Taganrog, Russia, a south port town on the Sea of Azov. He was a third member of the merchant guild, a fanatical religionist and bully who used his kids as bondwin.

Important latinamerican novelist and novelist, a key character of the so-called magic realisticism movements in latinamerican lit. Tolkien's British philosopher, scientist and writer's fathers were banking managers in South Africa. Just before his father's death (1896), his mum brought him and his younger brothers to his father's home town of Sarehole, near Birmingham, England.

He is the writer of books such as "The Song and the Fury" and "Absalom, Absalom..... Turgenev was borne into a prosperous landowner familiy with many villeins in the town of Oryol in southern Russia. He was 15 years old when his dad, a captain of the troop, passed away, and he was brought up by his battered mum who reigned her 5,000 villeins recklessly with a flog.

It was the brainchild of Sophilus, a rich weapons company. Jean-Baptiste Poquelin was borne between January 13 and 15, 1622, by a 25-year-old tapisserie producer, Jean Poguelin (who worked for the King of France from 1631), and a 20-year-old wife, Marie Cresé, in Paris, when he was 10 years old.

Dickens' dad was an employee at the Naval Paymaster's Office, so the whole household had to move from place to place: He had a large home and despite working too much, his dad couldn't make enough cash. Macsim Gorky is a pen name of Alexei Maksimovich Peshkov, who was borne in a poverty-stricken Soviet household in Nizhny Novgorod on the Volga.

Gorki early loses his dad, was defeated by his stepdad and became an orphan with nine years old when his mom passed away. Eric Blair was trained in England as the child of an opium agent in Bengal (Eton 1921). Allan Edgar Poe was in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 19, 1809.

Laurent's dad, called David Poe Jr., and his mom, called Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins Poe, were on tour. He was orphaned before he was 3 years old. Julio Cortazar, one of the most important Argentinean authors of all times, was borne in Belgium. Wild was in 1854 in Dublin, Ireland.

Jean de la Fontaine was borne on 8 July 1621 in Château-Thierry (Champagne, France), where his fathers responsibilities included water, forests and hunting. He lived all his youth and youth in the country, where he mainly study Latin. Rilke was borne in Prague on 4 December 1878 as the child of a soldier working by rail.

A good-looking but useless Captain John "Mad Jack" Byron was his dad and his mom the sole daughter of the Laird of Gight, the heir to the Laird of Gight, Catherine Gordon. H.C. Andersen was borne in 1805. He had a paternal background (Hans Andersen) as a cobbler and his mum as a washwoman. Until 1807 the dynasty had no fixed residence.

It was the first year that the whole familiy was living together on Munkemøllestræde. He worked as an self-employed cobbler, with a garage in.... He was arguably the most important German writer of the twentieth-century and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1929. Lübeck, 6 June 1875, his dynasty relocated to Munich in 1893, where he stayed until 1933 and written some of his most popular books such as "Buddenbrocks" (1901), ".... His fatherly grand-parents were Marie Cessete Dumas (a haitian slave) and Marquis Antoine Davy de la Pailleterie.

It was Joyce in 41 Brighton Square, Rathgar, Dublin, on February 2, 1882. and the wealth of the familiy was dwindling. It was on 10 February 1890 in Moscow that Boris Pasternak was borne into a Russian-Jewish artists' group. He was a renowned Christian convert Leonid Pasternak, and his mum was a well-known concertpianist called Rosa Kaufman.

Her house was open to families..... Federico Garcia Lorca was borne in 1898 in southern Spain (Andalusia) and soon became the most renowned artists of the area. His birthplace was Parral, a small village in the centre of Chile, but his wife and daughter lived in Temuco City when he was only a few month old.

Gogol's dad, a Ukranian novelist who was..... His doctor's dad had him. He is an British novelist and novelist. He has written a number of feature length movies, comics, radio plays, movies and comics. Albert Camus was in Mondovi, Algeria, on November 7, 1913. Lucien Camus, his sire, was killed in the Battle of Marne (1914) during the First World War.

It was his mum, Catherine Helene Sintes, of Hispanic descent, who was dumb because she..... Charles-Aymard Sartre was Jean-Paul Sartre in Paris, France, on June 21, 1905. Sartre was an army naval commander. Sartre was one year old when his dad passed away.

ohn Steinbeck was the third of four and the only child of John Ernst and Olive Hamilton Steinbeck. He was a county treasurer and his former teacher's mum. Born 1 April 1929 in Brno, Czechoslovakia. Journey to the Center of the Earth", "20. 000 Legues under the Seas", "Around the World in 80 Days" and ".... Mark Twain, née Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri 1835, was raised in Hannibal.

He is the creator of "Gargantua and Pantagruel", the celebrated mediaeval satirical poem about giant. -Yasar Kemal was founded on October 6, 1923 in Osmaniye, Adana, Turkey as Kemal Sadik Gögceli. Death on February 28, 2015..... Henry Conan Doyle was in Edinburgh, Scotland on 22 May 1859 as Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle.

He/it passed away on 7 July 1930 in Crowborough,.... In 1775 Jane Austen was the daughter of Pastor George Austen (1731-1805) and Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827). Chaucer, Thomas, born in 1369, spokesman of the House of Commons, who was the wife of Maud de Burghersh; Lewis Chaucer, who was killed young and to whom his dad devoted "treatise on the astrolabe"; Elizabeth, who joined a monastery; and Agnes Chaucer, court maid at the crowning of her....

Antioine de Saint-Exupéry was a member of a noble group of the province. In 1898 the famous writer Rémarque was baptized in Osnabrück. Virginia Woolf, a native of London, came from a prosperous background and, unlike her brethren, was educated at home, an extraordinary move at the time. Your dad was a.... Born October 3, 1897 in Paris, France.

In 1905 he was borne into a Cossack peasant familiy in Kruzhilin, Veshenskaya, Rostov Provinc. in southern Russia. Birthplace of Augsburg on 10 February 1898, Bertolt Brecht is one of the most authoritative writers, dramatists and writers in the state. Founded on September 26, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri, he was a member of a prestigious middle-class group.

It had its origins in New York..... "Sabahattin Ali was murdered in 1917 in Komotini, Greece, and in 1948 in Kirklareli, Turkey. It was Isaak Asimov who was borne in Petrovichi Shertl near Smolensk, Russia, on January 2, 1920. At the time, his parents, Judah Ozimov, and Anna Rachel Ozimov (née Berman), were Orthodox Jews.

The Ozimovs' families were miller (the name Ozimov... Robert Louis Stevenson was borne in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 13 November 1850. Death in Vailima, Samoa on 3 December 1894. The Doris Lessing was borne on 22 October 1919 in Kermanshah, Persia as Doris May Tayler. In November she passed away..... Aldou Leonard Huxley was in Laleham in Godalming, Surrey, England, on July 26, 1894.

A natural scientist known as "Darwin's Bulldog", his grandpa, Thomas Henry Huxley. Lovecraft was borne in Providence, a weak kid whose parent was dying insanely. Death in Providence, in destitution, on March 15, 1937.

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