Jane Austen Facts

Jane Austen Profile

Full Name: Jane Austen

Birth Date: 16 December 1775

Birth Place: Steventon, Rectory, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Died Date: 18 July 1817

Died Place: Winchester, Hampshire United Kingdom

Resting Place: Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire, England

Cause of Death: Unknown (But scholars have speculated that she died of cancer or tuberculosis)

Death Age: 41

Education: Abbey Girls' School

Parents: George Austen (Father), Cassandra Austen (Mother)

Number of Siblings: 7

1. Cassandra Austen (Sister)
2. Henry Thomas Austen (Brother)
3. James Austen (Brother)
4. Edward Austen (Brother)
5. Francis Austen (Brother)
6. Charles Austen (Brother)
7. George Austen (Brother)

Spouse Name: NO (Jane Austen never married)

Jane Austen Facts

Jane Austen Major Works

Jane Austen Major Novels

1. Sense and Sensibility (1811)
2. Pride and Prejudice (1813)
3. Mansfield Park (1814)
4. Emma (1815)
5. Northanger Abbey (1818, posthumous)
6. Persuasion (1818, posthumous)
7. Lady Susan (1871, posthumous)

Jane Austen Unfinished fiction

1. The Watsons (1804)
2. Sanditon (1817)

Other works

1. Sir Charles Grandison (adapted play) (1793, 1800)
2. Plan of a Novel (1815)
3. Poems (1796–1817)
4. Prayers (1796–1817)
5. Letters (1796–1817)

Juvenilia -Volume the First (1787–1793)

1. Frederic & Elfrida
2. Jack & Alice
3. Edgar & Emma
4. Henry and Eliza
5. The Adventures of Mr Harley
6. Sir William Mountague
7. Memoirs of Mr Clifford
8. The Beautifull Cassandra
9. Amelia Webster
10. The Visit
11. The Mystery
12. The Three Sisters
13. A beautiful description
14. The generous Curate
15. Ode to Pity

Juvenilia—Volume the Second (1787–1793)

1. Love and Friendship
2. Lesley Castle
3. The History of England
4. A Collection of Letters
5. The female philosopher
6. The first Act of a Comedy
7. A Letter from a Young Lady
8. A Tour through Wales
9. A Tale

Juvenilia—Volume the Third (1787–1793)

1. Evelyn
2. Catharine or The Bower

Jane Austen Early Life


Jane Austen was an anti-romantic English novelist in the Romantic Age. She is called of anti-romantic because of her stern attitude against youthful passion. She was famous for her six major novels. Jane Austen's plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the pursuit of favourable social standing and economic security.

Jane Austen was born on 16 December 1775 in Stevenon, Hampshire, United kingdom. She was born a month later than the normal birth. She was baptised on 5 April 1776 at the local church with the single name Jane. Her father's name is George Austen, he came from wealthy respected family of wool merchants. From generation to generation eldest sons received inheritance. This is why George's family fell into poverty. George and his two sisters were orphaned as children. His sister Philadelphia went to India to find a husband. George studied at St. John's College Where he met Cassandra Leigh. Cassandra Leigh father was rector at All Souls College, Oxford.

George and Cassandra were engaged probably in 1763. After two months later Cassandra father died and they married on 26 April 1764 at St. Swithin's Church in Bath in ordinary ceremony. The same day they left for Hampshire.

Important Questions About Jane Austen


๐Ÿ‘‰Did Jane Austen have a nickname?
Answer: Yes, her nickname was Jenny.

๐Ÿ‘‰Who is the richest Jane Austen character?
Answer: Mr. Rushworth.

๐Ÿ‘‰Why does Frank flirt with Emma?
Answer: He wants to marry her.

๐Ÿ‘‰Where is Jane Austen's grave?
Answer: Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, United Kingdom.

๐Ÿ‘‰What did Jane Austen contribute to society?
Answer: Upper middle class society.

๐Ÿ‘‰What is the author's style in Pride and Prejudice?
Answer: The author's style of Pride and Prejudice is ironic and witty.

๐Ÿ‘‰Who inherits Hartfield in Emma?
Answer: Mr. Woodhouse.

๐Ÿ‘‰What name did Jane Austen publish under?
Answer: By a Lady
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