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Frances Burney

Geburtstag: 13. Juni 1752
Todesdatum: 6. Januar 1840
Andere Namen: Fanny Burney

Frances Burney , also known as Fanny Burney and after her marriage as Madame d'Arblay, was an English satirical novelist, diarist and playwright. She was born in Lynn Regis, now King's Lynn, England, on 13 June 1752, to the musician and music historian Dr Charles Burney and his first wife, Esther Sleepe Burney . The third of her mother's six children, she was self-educated and began writing what she called her "scribblings" at the age of ten. In 1793, aged 41, she married a French exile, General Alexandre D'Arblay. Their only son, Alexander, was born in 1794. After a lengthy writing career, and travels, during which she was stranded in France by warfare for more than ten years, she settled in Bath, England, where she died on 6 January 1840.

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„Money is the source of the greatest vice, & that Nation which is most rich, is most wicked.“

—  Frances Burney

The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney, vol. 1, p. 48, journal entry, November 17, 1768.

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