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Samuel Johnson: Father Of The English Dictionary

Samuel Johnson: Father Of The English Dictionary

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Samuel Johnson is a big name in English literature. His contribution was to English literature as a poet, Playwright, Essayist, Puritan, Literary Critic, Biographer, Editor. He has faced many difficulties in his life. He struggled since childhood. source: britannica.com He was born on 18 September 1709, in Litchfield, Staffordshire, England in a very poor family. His mother's name was Sarah and his father's name was Michael Johnson. His father was a bookseller. When Johnson was about to be born, his mother was 40 years old, which is not the normal age for pregnancy. Because of this, Johnson’s birth was not even normal. When he was born, he was not like a healthy baby. Therefore, when he was born, there was a fear in everyone’s mind that whether Johnson would survive or not. Coming...