Samuel Johnson

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St. Werburgh's Church (1752-03-17, 1735-07-09, Elizabeth Porter, Marriage)
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London (1737)
Dr Johnson's House (1759, 1748)
Lichfield (1737)
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1709-09-18
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Johnson is regarded as one of the greatest men of letters in English history and he produced the first modern dictionary of the English language.
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lexicographer
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samuel johnson taught david garrick (David Garrick)
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Johnson had poor health as a child, which left him with deficient eyesight and facial tics. (Details)
After only a year at university he was forced to leave through lack of funds. (Details)
Over the next five years he worked as a teacher in a grammar school, did some translating work and had essays published in a Birmingham newspaper. (Details)
 

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Francis Barber (1752, 1784)
 

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1784-12-13
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