Samuel Johnson, known as Dr. Johnson, (born Sept. 18, 1709, Lichfield, Staffordshire, Eng.—died Dec. 13, 1784, London), English man of letters, one of the outstanding figures of 18th-century England. The son of a poor bookseller, he briefly attended the University of Oxford. He moved to London after the failure of a school he had started.
He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts. Samuel Johnson. Change, Positive, Attitude. Samuel Johnson (1851). “The beauties of Johnson: choice selections from his works”, p.41.
Samuel Johnson, c.1750 © Johnson was an English writer and critic, and one of the most famous literary figures of the 18th century. His best-known work is his 'Dictionary of the English...
Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 [ O.S. 7 September] – 13 December 1784), the celebrated British man of letters, wrote dozens of essays that defined his views on the politics of his time.
Samuel Johnson Biography Born: September 18, 1709 Litchfield, Staffordshire, England Died: December 13, 1784 London, England English author and lexicographer The writings of the English author and lexicographer (an author or editor of a dictionary) Samuel Johnson express a deep respect for the past combined with an energetic independence of mind.
Samuel Johnson, poet, satirist, critic, lexicographer, and dyed-in-the-wool conservative was born in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, on September 18, 1709. We are quickly approaching the tercentenary of Johnson’s birth; scholars worldwide have been celebrating throughout the year.
Oct 4, 2021 · Samuel Johnson's 'heartbreaking' tribute to his mum . Heartbreaking reason Samuel Johnson hasn't dated in 13 years "I wasn't expected to survive. I nearly died. My face was really a mess, basically, my whole right side was cactus. I inhaled glass," the Gold Logie winner explained. "I got hit between 40 and 50km/h by a small white vehicle.