Samuel Johnson

  • English


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Works about Samuel Johnson

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1709/09/18 Sarah Ford Johnson, wife of Michael Johnson, gives birth to a son, Samuel Johnson, in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England. (Old Style date: 7 September) Born Johnson Birthplace Museum Lichfield
1747/06/16 Samuel Johnson signs the contract to produce a dictionary to be ready in three years. Home
1747/08/00 Samuel Johnson uses the fee from his dictionary project to acquire a residence on Gough Square with three main floors, a cellar and an extensive garret. Home Dr Johnsons House London
1755/00/00 In his Dictionary, Samuel Johnson defines punch as "a cant word for a mixture of wine, oranges, and sugar." Author Old English Punch
1759/00/00 "Rasselas" by Samuel Johnson is published by R and J Dodsley. Author Rasselas
1764/00/00 Finding Goldsmith unable to pay his rent, Dr Samuel Johnson talks to him of the means by which he might be extricated. Goldsmith says he has a novel ready for the press which Johnson is able to sell it for 60 pounds. Literary Agent The Vicar of Wakefield
1781/00/00 "Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets" by Samuel Johnson is published by a motley group of publishers. Author The Lives of the Poets (book)
1784/00/00 Dies Died

2 Creative Works by Samuel Johnson »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Rasselas Author Novel 1759/00/00
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
  • 1100 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
The Lives of the Poets (book) Author Biography 1781/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Biographies, Histories and Verfabulas

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