Maria Edgeworth

Maria Edgeworth bio

Birth Name: Maria Edgeworth

Occupation: Children’s Author

Place Of Birth: Oxford

Date Of Birth: January 1, 1767

Date Of Death: May 22, 1849

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Maria Edgeworth was born on the 1st of January, 1767. She was famous for being a Children’s Author. Esteemed English-Irish author of both children’s and adult novels. Her best-known works include The Parent’s Assistant (1796) and Practical Education (1798).

Maria Edgeworth was born in Oxford. She attended school in London until 1781, when she almost lost her sight due to an eye infection. Afterwards, she was tutored by her father, whom she repaid by helping him manage the family’s estate in Edgeworthtown, Ireland. She was one of the foremost children’s authors of her time and was an influential figure in the progression of European literature. Her views on education and politics were similar to those of David Ricardo and Sir Walter Scott .

Maria Edgeworth was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Maria Edgeworth was born in 1760s.

Maria Edgeworth is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Maria Edgeworth’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Maria Edgeworth’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Maria Edgeworth kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Maria Edgeworth was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Maria Edgeworth
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Maria Edgeworth was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Maria Edgeworth was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Maria Edgeworth had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Maria Edgeworth’s birth sign is Capricorn and she had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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