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August 4, 1792

Born on August 4, 1792 in Field Place, Horsham, Sussex, England



In 1802, he entered the Syon House Academy of Brentford, Middlesex.

Eton College


In 1804, Shelley went to Eton College where was Bullied a lot. He was Bullied by his classmates who called him “Shelley Baits”. They would tear his clothes and rip his books out of his hands. They tormented him so much he would scream out in his extremely high pitched voice.

Expulsion from Oxford

March 25, 1811

In 1811, Shelley published his second Gothic novel, St. Irvyne; or, The Rosicrucian, and a pamphlet called The Necessity of Atheism. It gained the attention of the university administration and he appeared before the College board. His refusal to deny the authorship of the pamphlet resulted in his expulsion from Oxford on 25


August 28, 1811

At 19 years old, Shelley went to Scotland with the 16-year-old Harriet Westbrook. Harriet had been writing letters to Shelley saying that she was going to kill herself because she wasn't happy.


December 10, 1816

The body of Shelley's estranged wife Harriet was found. She was in the late stages of pregnancy.


December 27, 1818

Elena Adelaide Shelley is born


July 8, 1822

Drowned at age 29 in a storm