John Doran

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Birthday
11, 1807
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 25, 1878 (70)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
11, 1807
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 25, 1878 (70)

About

A nineteenth-century English author, he is known for his miscellaneous writings, essays, and contributions to the London Literary Chronicle. He wrote cleverly-titled works such as Knights and Their Days and Table Traits with Something on Them.

Before Fame

He wrote a play called Justice, or the Venetian Jew, when he was just seventeen years old. He later graduated from the University of Marburg and subsequently secured a position as editor of the Church and State Gazette.

Trivia

He wrote many articles and essays on etiquette and on the current events of his era.

Family Life

He married Emma, the daughter of a captain, in 1834. Together, they had a son named Alban and a daughter named Florence.

Associated With

He and Hannah More were both colleagues of author Elizabeth Montagu.