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Joseph Addison

Born: 1-May-1672
Place of Birth: Milston, ENG
Gender: M
Father: Lancelot, Rev. Addison
Mother: (not available)

Career: English essayist

Associated with Steele in writing the periodical called The Spectator. His essays were imitated, especially in foreign countries. Wrote Cato, a tragedy which had great contemporary success.

Died: 17-Jun-1719
Place of Death: London, ENG
Cause of Death: (not available)
Burial: Westminster Abbey
Place of Burial: London, ENG

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Lancelot, Rev.
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ADDISON
Joseph
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References

Leo Markun, An International Dictionary of Authors, Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1927.

 

(last revision to this profile: 13-Mar-2007)

 

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