Mary Shelley

Frankenstein Author Mary Shelley

Profession: Frankenstein Author


Why Famous: Known for her efforts to publish Percy Shelley's works and for her novel Frankenstein.

Born: August 30, 1797
Birthplace: London, England
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: February 1, 1851 (aged 53)
Cause of Death: Brain tumor

Events in the Life of Mary Shelley

  • 1818-01-01 Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus" is published anonymously by the small London publishing house of Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones

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