Born on 8 November at 15 The Crescent, Dublin. Christened|
Abraham Stoker, after his father, a civil servant in Dublin
|1865||First sight of Henry Irving in The Rivals.|
In spite of a semi-invalid childhood, Brain Stoker went to|
Trinity College, Dublin. He achieved notable success as a
mathematician and in the Philosophical Society.
|1868||Entered the Civil Service.|
|1870|| MA Trinity College, Dublin. Most of his spare time was spent|
at the Queen's Theatre, Dublin, where he made the acquaint-
ance of Henry Irving.
Published The Duties of Clerks of Petty Sessions in Ireland. In|
October, Henry Irving took over The Lyceum Theatre in
London. He offered Bram Stoker the managership. 4 Decem-
ber: Bram Stoker married Florence Balcombe, a 20-year-old
girl who had recently turned down a proposal of marriage
from Oscar Wilde.
|1878-1905|| Bram Stoker was Henry Irving's manager and dose per-|
sonal friend. He knew all the major theatrical men and women
of the age.
|1883||Stoker's first visit, with Irving, to America.|
|1885||Published A Glimpse of America.|
|1890||The Gombeen Man.|
|1895||The Watter's Mou.|
|1902||The Mystery of the Sea.|
|1905||Death of Henry Irving.|
|1906||Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving.|
|1909||The Lady of the Shroud.|
|1911||The Lady of the White Worm.|
20 April: Bram Stoker died at 26 St George's Square, London,|
aged 64. He was buried at Golder's Green.