Full Name: Virginia Woolf [Adeline Virginia Woolf]
Why Famous: A significant figure in London literary society and a central figure in the influential Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals. One of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century.
- 1912-08-10 British literary figure (author of "To the Lighthouse") Virginia Woolf (30) weds political theorist Leonard Woolf (31)
- 1925-05-14 Virginia Woolf's novel "Mrs Dalloway" is published by The Hogarth Press