Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley is born

    Her mother dies 11 days after her giving birth.
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    Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's life span

  • Mary meets Percy Shelley for the first time.

  • Mary's first love

    Develops a secret love affair with Percy, even though he is already married. "Love is free"
  • Starts to write "Frankenstein"

    After inspiration from Percy, Claire and Lord Byron, she gets inspired to write a scary ghost story.
  • Mary and Percy is struck by two family suicides.

    Shelley's ex-wife drowns herself, 8 months pregnant.
    Mary's older halfsister leaves the town of Godwin and commits suicide.
  • Mary is pregnant and gives birth to William

    Her and Percy's second child.
  • Mary finishes "Frankenstein"

  • Percy Shelley dies, 29 years old

    Shelley sets off to visit Lord Byron in a boat and ends up in a bad storm.
  • Lord Byron dies. 39 years old

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley dies

    Dies alone of brain cancer, at an age of 54.
    Her life is tragic and she is struck of a lot of loss in her family