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Thomas Carlyle

 
 
Biographical Summary

Date of Birth

1795

Place of Birth

Ecclefechan, Dumfries, Scotland

Date of Death

1881

Place of Death

 

Monument

 

 

Vocation & Acclamations
Scottish Historian
Essayist
Husband of Jane Carlyle

 

 

 

Thomas Carlyle by James McNeil Whistler

 

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Personal Relationships

Locale

Oeuvre

Biographical Details

 

Personal Relationships
RelationshipNameDate - Period
FriendEdward Irving1792-1834
WifeJane Carlyle nee' Welsh1801-1866
FriendSamuel Taylor Coleridge1772-1834
FriendWilliam Hazlitt1778-1830
Friend Thomas Campbell1777-1844
FriendEdward & Julia Strachey 

 

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Locale
WhereWhyWhen
Ecclefechan N TBirth place 

Ecclefechan Village School, Scotland

Pupil

Annan Academy, Dumfries, Scotland

Student

Edinburgh University

Student, reading arts and mathematics under Sir John Leslie

Graduated 1813

Sessionist Church, Edinburgh, ScotlandStudent1813-1814
Annan Academy, Dumfries, ScotlandTeacher
Kirkcaldy, ScotlandTeacher1816-1818
Edinburgh, ScotlandStudent of Law1818
Hoddam Hill, Mainhill, Dumfries, ScotlandResidence1825
Edinburgh, ScotlandRelocated & married Jane1826
Craigenputtock, Dumfries, ScotlandInherited Residence1828-1834
5 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, LondonResidence1834
Edinburgh UniversityBecame Lord Rector of University1866

 

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Oeuvre
TitleGenreDate - Edition
Goethe's 'Faust'Essay (The New Edinburgh Review)1922
Legendre's 'Elements of Geometry'Translation 
Life of SchillerSeries published in The London Magazine1823
Life of SchillerBook1825
Goeth's 'Wilhelm Meister'Translation1824
Various Articles for The Edinburgh Review 
Wotton ReinfredNovel (unfinished) 
History of German LiteratureEssay series 
Sartor ResartusSeries published in Fraser's Magazine1833-1834
Sartor ResartusBook (U.S.A.)1836
The French RevolutionBook1837
On Heroes, Hero Worship and the Heroic in HistoryLecture tour1841
ChartismEssay1839
Past and PresentEssay1843
Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches 1845
Latter Day PamphletsEssays1850
History of Frederick the Great (six volumes)Books1858-1865
The Kings of Norway 1875
   

 

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Biographical Details and Notes

 

 

   
 

 

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