Emily Bronte

June 18th, 2014 | Posted in Famous People Biography    
Emily Bronte

Emily Bronte

Emily Bronte Biography

Emily Bronte full name Emily Jane Bronte and was a great British English writer, novelist and poet. Emily Bronte used to write her novels with the pen named Ellis Bell. She was the sister of Charlotte and Anne Bronte who were also famous authors in UK.

Emily Bronte Early Life

Emily Bronte was born on 30th July 1818 at Thornton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England and died on 19th December 1848 at Haworth, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Her parents were Maria Branwell and Patrick Bronte who is Irish. She was the fifth of six children in Bronte family. Her mother died in 1821 when she was 3 years old.

Emily Bronte Education

At the age of 6, Emily Bronte and her two sisters were joined in Clergy Daughters’ School which was located at Cowan Bridge. After joined in the school her two sisters were died with some illness, then her father bring Emily back to home from the school. Emily Bronte continued her studies at home with the help of her father and aunt Elizabeth Branwell, who is her mother’s sister.

Emily Bronte Adulthood

At the age of 20 Emily was worked as a teacher at Law Hill School in Halifax. Her teaching career was started in September 1838. She resigned her job due to heavy schedule and stress with 17 hours work per day. But she never had rest at home and she was busy at home with cooking, cleaning, iron and worked as a part-time teacher on Sundays.

Emily Bronte Career

Most of her novels were involved in fictional world called Gonda. Emily Bronte was wrote both prose and poems about this fictional imaginary places. Emily sisters published their novels with pen names Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell which were published in 1846. But less number of copies was sold. She changed her pen name again as Ellis Bell and published next novel, Wuthering Heights in December 1847.

Emily Bronte Death

Emily Bronte health was much weak due to harsh weather at home. She was suffered from severe cold during the funeral of her brother Branwell which causes tuberculosis in September 1848. Finally miss. Emily was died of a broken heart by thinking of her loved brother.


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