Thomas Carlyle

About Thomas Carlyle

Birth Day: December 4, 1795
Birth Place: Scotland
Died On: Feb 5, 1881 (age 85)
Birth Sign: Sagittarius

Thomas Carlyle Net Worth

Thomas Carlyle was bornon December 4, 1795 in Scotland. Remembered for his satirical and historical publications, this nineteenth-century, Scottish-born author penned such famous works as On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and The Heroic in History; Sartor Resartus; and The French Revolution: A History.
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💰 Net worth: 70 million

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About

Remembered for his satirical and historical publications, this nineteenth-century, Scottish-born author penned such famous works as On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and The Heroic in History; Sartor Resartus; and The French Revolution: A History.

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Edinburgh, he became a schoolteacher. Early in his literary career, he translated the works of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and other prominent German authors.

Trivia

He was a close friend of the American Writer Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Family Life

In the mid-1820s, he married fellow Writer and scholar Jane Welsh. The unhappy union lasted until Welsh's death in 1866.

Associated With

Charles Dickens' famous novel A Tale of Two Cities was enriched by its author's deep knowledge of Carlyle's French Revolution-themed historical works.