Harriet Beecher Stowe

Abolitionist and Author Harriet Beecher Stowe Full Name: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Nationality: American

Profession: Abolitionist and Author
Why Famous: Her most famous work, "Uncle Tom's Cabin", was a depiction of life for African Americans under slavery, and became influential in the United States. It energized anti-slavery forces in the American North, while provoking widespread anger in the South.

Born: June 14, 1811
Star Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

Died: July 1, 1896 (aged 85)

Married Life

  • 1836-01-06 Author Harriet Beecher (24) weds educator Calvin Ellis Stowe (33) in Cincinnati, Ohio

Historical Events in the Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • 1852-03-20 Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" published (Boston)