Frances Browne

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Birthday
16, 1816
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Aug 21, 1879 (63)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1816
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Aug 21, 1879 (63)

About

A Nineteenth-Century Irish author and poet, she is best remembered for her 1856 children's story collection, Granny's Wonderful Chair. Her other works include My Share of the World (a novel) and Pictures and Songs of Home (a poetry collection).

Before Fame

She had a bout with smallpox as a baby that left her blind for the rest of her life.

Trivia

She lived in Edinburgh and London during her adult life.

Family Life

She was one of twelve children. She died at the age of sixty-three, having never married.

Associated With

She was a literary contemporary of British novelist Anthony Trollope.