Jane Austen

Novelist Jane Austen Full Name: Jane Austen


Profession: Novelist
Why Famous: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice

Born: December 16, 1775
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Steventon, Hampshire, England

Died: July 18, 1817 (aged 41)
Cause of Death: Addison's disease

Historical Events in the Life of Jane Austen

  • 1813-01-28 Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" is published by Thomas Egerton in the United Kingdom
  • 1815-12-23 "Emma" By Jane Austen by published by John Murray in London
  • 1995-09-24 TV adaptation of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice", starring Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth debuts on BBC One
  • 2005-09-11 "Pride & Prejudice", the film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel of the same name, starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet, is released

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