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Emily Bronte

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Birthday
30, 1818
Birthplace
West Yorkshire, England
Death Date
Dec 19, 1848 (30)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
30, 1818
Birthplace
West Yorkshire, England
Death Date
Dec 19, 1848 (30)

About

Member of the famous Bronte literary family and author of the classic novel, Wuthering Heights. She died at age thirty, just a year after the publication of her now-famous novel.

Before Fame

During her childhood in Northern England, she and her siblings spent a considerable amount of time creating fantasy worlds and writing and enacting stories. She briefly attended the Clergy Daughters' School before returning home to be educated by her father.

Trivia

She wrote under the pen name of Ellis Bell.

Family Life

Her parents were Maria Branwell and Patrick Bronte. Her three surviving siblings were Charlotte Bronte (author of the classic novel Jane Eyre), Anne Bronte, and Branwell Bronte.

Associated With

Famous stage actor, Laurence Olivier, starred in the film version of Emily Bronte's novel, Wuthering Heights.