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Historical

William Pitt named British Prime Minister

December 1783

British Regency Crisis

November 1788 - December 1789

Sierra Leone established for freed British slaves

March 7, 1792

France declares war on England

February 1, 1793 - October 1, 1801

United Kingdom created

January 1, 1801

Napolean becomes French emperor

May 18, 1804

England abolishes slave trade

March 25, 1807

USA declares war on England

June 18, 1812 - December 24, 1814

Napoleonic wars end

November 20, 1815

Literary

Writes juvenilia (short story collection)

1787 - June 3, 1793

Writes Pride and Prejuduce (originally called First Impressions)

1796 - 1797

Writes Northanger Abbey

1798 - 1799

Writes 5 chapters of The Watsons, but never completes the novel

1803 - 1804

Anonymously publishes Sense and Sensibility

October 30, 1811

Publishes Pride and Prejudice

1813

Publishes Mansfield Park

1814

Publishes Emma

1815

Begins the novel Sandition, dies before completing

January 1817 - March 1817

Northanger Abbey and Persuasion published

1818

Personal

Born in Steventon, Hampshire, England

December 16, 1775

Sent to Oxford to be educated

May 1783 - June 1783

Moves to Southampton, becomes very sick

August 1783

Attends Abbey School

April 1785 - December 1786

Relationship with Tom Lefroy (rumor)

December 1795 - January 1796

Lives in Bath, Somerset, England with family

1801 - 1805

Marriage proposal from Harris Bigg-Wither; accepts, but later declines

December 1802

Marriage proposal from Edward Bridges (rumor)

1805

Lives in Southampton, England; makes many visits to extended family

1805 - 1809

Lives in Chawton village with mother and sister

1809 - 1817

Recieves medical care in Winchester, England

January 1817 - June 1817

Dies in Winchester, England

July 18, 1817

Buried in Winchester Cathedral

July 24, 1817