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'''1810''': Born on May 23, 1810
 
'''1810''': Born on May 23, 1810
 
 
'''1815''': Margaret translating passages from Virgil's Latin into English
 
'''1815''': Margaret translating passages from Virgil's Latin into English
 
 
'''1817''': Father elected representative in the United States Congress. Spends four to six months a year in Washington, D.C. for the next eight years.  
 
'''1817''': Father elected representative in the United States Congress. Spends four to six months a year in Washington, D.C. for the next eight years.  
 
 
'''1818''': Age eight, Reads Shakespeare
 
'''1818''': Age eight, Reads Shakespeare
 
 
'''1819''': Begins formal education at Port School in Cambridgeport  
 
'''1819''': Begins formal education at Port School in Cambridgeport  
 
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'''1820''': At age of 10, Fuller writes, "On 23 May 1810, was born one foredoomed to sorrow and pain, and like others to have misfortunes."
'''1820''': At age of 10, Fuller writes, "On 23 May 1810, was born one foredoomed to sorrow and pain, and like others to have  
 
misfortunes."
 
 
 
 
'''1821''': Attends Boston Lyceum for Young Ladies  
 
'''1821''': Attends Boston Lyceum for Young Ladies  
 
 
'''1822''': Read Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations at age twelve.  
 
'''1822''': Read Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations at age twelve.  
 
 
'''1825''': Father's Congressional term concludes, transitions into a law practice.  
 
'''1825''': Father's Congressional term concludes, transitions into a law practice.  
 
 
'''1826''': Returns home at the age of 16. Begins self-study in classics, modern languages and literature.   
 
'''1826''': Returns home at the age of 16. Begins self-study in classics, modern languages and literature.   
 
 
'''1829''': Death of her infant brother, Edward, in her arms, before his second birthday, unknown illness.
 
'''1829''': Death of her infant brother, Edward, in her arms, before his second birthday, unknown illness.
 
 
'''1831''': Crisis of personal identity, Thanksgiving day November 26, 1831.
 
'''1831''': Crisis of personal identity, Thanksgiving day November 26, 1831.
 
 
'''1833''': Father's law practice fails, moves family to a farm in Groton.
 
'''1833''': Father's law practice fails, moves family to a farm in Groton.
 
 
'''1834''': First published work, a response to historian George Bancroft in the North American Review.
 
'''1834''': First published work, a response to historian George Bancroft in the North American Review.
 
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'''1835''': Publishes more, suffers migraines and fevers. Father dies of cholera on October 2, 1835, leaving no will. Vows to act as head of the family.  
'''1835''': Publishes more, suffers migraines and fevers. Father dies of cholera on October 2, 1835, leaving no will. Vows to act as head  
 
of the family.  
 
 
 
 
'''1839''': Begins overseeing "conversations": discussions among women meant to compensate for their lack of access to higher education.  
 
'''1839''': Begins overseeing "conversations": discussions among women meant to compensate for their lack of access to higher education.  
 
 
'''1840''': First editor of the transcendentalist journal The Dial  
 
'''1840''': First editor of the transcendentalist journal The Dial  
 
 
'''1844''': Joins staff New York Tribune under Horace Greeley  
 
'''1844''': Joins staff New York Tribune under Horace Greeley  
 
 
'''1845''': Publishes seminal work, Woman in the Nineteenth Century. Edgar Allen Poe reading her work.
 
'''1845''': Publishes seminal work, Woman in the Nineteenth Century. Edgar Allen Poe reading her work.
 
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'''1846''': Sent to Europe for the Tribune as its first female correspondent; marries Giovanni Ossoli, with whom she had a child. Only known daguerreotype taken of Margaret Fuller by John Plumbe.
'''1846''': Sent to Europe for the Tribune as its first female correspondent; marries Giovanni Ossoli, with whom she had a child. Only  
 
known daguerreotype taken of Margaret Fuller by John Plumbe.
 
 
 
 
'''1848''': Meets John Carlyle in England.
 
'''1848''': Meets John Carlyle in England.
 
 
'''1849''': Father teaches Fuller to read and write at age of three and a half
 
'''1849''': Father teaches Fuller to read and write at age of three and a half
 
 
'''1850''': Died, July 19, 1850 (aged 40), off the coast of Fire Island, New York, U.S.
 
'''1850''': Died, July 19, 1850 (aged 40), off the coast of Fire Island, New York, U.S.
  

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