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Thomas Carlyle
(1795 - 1881)

1795 Born 4 December
1800 Attends village school
1804 Attends Annan Grammar School
1809 Begins attendance at University in Edinburgh
1813 Receives his B.A.
1814 Begins teaching at Annan Academy
1816 Begins teaching at Kircaldy Grammar School
1818 Teaches privately in Edinburgh; reads law
1825 The Life Of Schiller published
1826 Marries Jane Baillie Welsh
1828 Essay On Burns published
1828 The Carlyles move to Craigenputtock
1829 Signs Of The Times published
1830 On History published
1833 On History Again published
1834 Sartor Resartus published
1834 Moves to London
1837 The French Revolution, and Lectures On German Literature published
1838 Lectures On The History Of Literature and Essay On Scott published
1839 Lectures On European Revolutions and Collected Essays published
1840 Charitism published
1841 On Heroes, Heroworship, And The Heroic In History published
1843 Past And Present published
1845 Oliver Cromwell's Letters And Speeches published
1850 Latter-Day Pamphlets published
1852 Visits Germany
1858 Visits Germany again
1865 The History Of Friedrich II Of Prussia (complete) published
1866 On The Choice Of Books published
1866 Appointed Rector of the University of Edinburgh; wife dies
1867 Shooting Niagara - And After? published
1874 Receives Prussian Order of Merit; refuses Disraeli's offer of a Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
1875 Early Kings Of Norway published
1881 Reminiscences published
1881 Dies 5 February in London
1882 Last Words published
1883 Correspondence With Emerson published
1887 Correspondence With Goethe published
1889 Early Letters published
1892 Rescued Essays published
1897 Montaigne And Other Essays, Chiefly Biographical published

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