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257: Anne Brontë

Author Known for Being One of the Brontë Sisters

Born: 17 January 1820, Thornton, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Died: 28 May 1849, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Originally Published Under the Name: Acton Bell

Anne was a poet and novelist alongside two of her sisters (Charlotte and Emily) and would contribute twenty-one poems to their joint work Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell.

Anne’s two novels are Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.

She worked as a governess for several years before publishing her novels.

Anne died from tuberculosis.

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