George Daniel


Birthday September 16, 1789

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Mar 30, 1864 (74)

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Early nineteenth-century English novelist, poet, playwright, and collector of books. His literary works include The Disagreeable Surprise (farcical play) and Merrie England in the Olden Time (essays and anecdotes).

Before Fame

He wrote a three-volume novel entitled Dick Distich when he was just eighteen years old. At the age of sixteen, he published a poetic piece entitled "Stanzas on Nelson's Victory and Death."


His play Doctor Bolus premiered at the English Opera House in 1818.

Family Life

Following his father's 1796 death, he studied at a boarding school in Paddington Green, England.

Associated With

He collected folio editions of the works of renowned playwright William Shakespeare.