Francis Bacon vs Charles Lamb

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Philosopher
Writer & Essayist
Net worth 2018
Philosophers
Industry
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Strand, London, England
Residence
Inner Temple, London, England
British
Country
British
22/01/1561
BirthDay
10/02/1775
April 9, 1626
Died On
December 27, 1834
Trinity College, Cambridge, University of Poitiers, University of Cambridge
Education
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
1835

William Wordsworth paid tribute to his friend with his epitaph poem ‘Written After The Death Of Charles Lamb’ (1835; 1836)

1834

On December 27, 1834, he died after suffering from erysipelas following a fall in the street

1833

As his sister’s insanity bouts became more frequent, he relocated to Edmonton in 1833 so that Mary can avail constant care from her nurse

1825

He served the company for over three decades till his retirement in 1825

1823

Lamb retaliated by writing a letter to Southey and published it on October 1823 in the ‘London Magazine’, expressing that his being a dissenter of the Church does not mean that he is an irreligious man

1811

Some of his other notable works are ‘On the Tragedies of Shakespeare’ (1811), ‘Witches and Other Night Fears’ (1821), ‘The Pawnbroker's Daughter’ (1825) and ‘The Last Essays of Elia’ (1833)

1808

In 1808 Charles Lamb came out with ‘The Adventures of Ulysses’, an adaptation of ‘Odyssey’ for children

1807

One of his notable works ‘Tales from Shakespeare’, which he produced along with his sister Mary Lamb, was published in 1807

1802

His next publication was the poetic tragedy ‘John Woodvil’ in 1802, which failed to gain success

1801

To earn a decent living for him and his sister Mary, he started writing short articles for London newspapers from around 1801

1799

After his father’s demise in 1799, Mary shifted with Charles for good

1798

In 1798 his romantic prose ‘A Tale of Rosamund’ was published

1796

On April 16, 1796, his first literary work came out in the first volume of ‘Poems on Various Subjects’ published by Coleridge that contained four poems of Lamb

1795

Once in 1795, he had to stay in an asylum for six weeks

1792

On April 5, 1792, he joined the ‘East India House’ which was the headquarters of ‘East India Company’, as a clerk in its Account’s Office

1775

He was born on February 10, 1775, in London to John Lamb and Elizabeth Field as their youngest child among three living children