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Robert Louis Stevenson

  • His born

    He born in Edimburg
  • School

    Goes to school for the first time: Mr Henderson’s Preparatory School
  • Academy

    Starts attending Edinburgh Academy
  • Tour of europe

    Start of five-month tour of Europe with his parents and Cummy
  • University

    Starts studying at Edinburgh University
  • Publish

    Publishes “Ordered South” in Macmillan’s Magazine
  • On falling in Love

    Arrives in Edinburgh
    Writing “Some Portraits by Raeburn” (1881) and “On Falling in Love”
  • Virginibus Puerisque

    Publication of Virginibus Puerisque
  • A lot of publications

    Publication of Familiar Studies of Men and Books Publication of “Talk and Talkers” in Cornhill Publication of “The Foreigner at Home” in Cornhill Publication of “The Merry Men” in Cornhill Publication of New Arabian Nights Publication of “A Gossip on Romance” in Longman’s Magazine
  • Death of his friend Walter Ferrier

    Publication of Treasure Island in book form
    Publication of “A Note on Realism” in the Magazine of Art
  • Moves to Bournemouth

    Publication of “A Humble Remonstrance” in Longman’s Magazine
  • Publication of Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

  • Stays with Sidney Colvin in London

    Publication of Underwoods
  • Publication of Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin

  • Signs the deed for the purchase of Vailima Estate, Apia, Samoa

  • Arrives in Sytney

    Finishes writing The Wrecker (with Lloyd)
  • Dies of a cerebral hemorrhage