|Birth Day||March 19, 1721|
|Age||298 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Sep 17, 1771 (age 50)|
Eighteenth-century Scottish poet and picaresque Novelist who famously wrote The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. His other works include The Adventures of Roderick Random and The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom.
He considered A Complete History of England (written between 1757 and 1765) to be his most important work.
He married Nancy Lascelles in 1747. The couple had one daughter.
His work influenced the literary development of renowned author Charles Dickens.