As per our current Database, James Boswell has been died on May 19, 1795 (age 54).
When James Boswell die, James Boswell was 54 years old.
|54 years old
|October 29, 1740 (Scotland)
James Boswell’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.
James Boswell was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.
Scottish author whose 1791 work, Life of Samuel Johnson, was lauded by critic Harold Bloom as the greatest English-language biography ever written. Boswell's other works include The Cub at Newmarket (1762) and Account of Corsica (1768).
During his time at the University of Edinburgh, he suffered from depression and poor health. He later continued his education at the University of Glasgow and went on to study law at Utrecht University.
In the 1780s, his health began to decline as a result of alcoholism and venereal disease. He passed away in London in 1795.
His father was Alexander Boswell, Lord Auchinleck, a judge. James Boswell married Margaret Montgomerie and fathered seven children (two from extramarital affairs).
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character, Sherlock Holmes, refers to Dr. Watson as his Boswell.