biographical name Phillis 1753?-1784 American (African-born) poet

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  • Wheatley — (spr. ŭītlī) Phillis, Negerin, geb. um 1754 in Afrika, gest. 5. Dez. 1784 in Boston, war früh als Sklavin nach Amerika gekommen, lernte rasch Englisch und Latein, schrieb Gedichte, noch bevor sie 17 Jahre alt war, und gab auf einem Besuch in… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Wheatley — (spr. wihtlĕ), Phillis, amerik. Dichterin, geb. um 1753 in Afrika, 1761 auf dem Sklavenmarkte verkauft, lebte seit 1778 in unglücklicher Ehe mit dem Neger Peters, gest. 5. Dez. 1784 zu Boston. »Poems« (1873) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Wheatley — [hwēt′lē, wēt′lē] Phillis 1753? 84; Am. poet, born in Africa & brought to America as a slave …   English World dictionary

  • Wheatley — Original name in latin Wheatley Name in other language Wheatley State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 51.74731 latitude 1.13936 altitude 79 Population 5574 Date 2011 02 21 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Wheatley — This interesting name is of medieval English origin and is a locational name from any of the places so called in Essex, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Oxon, and Yorkshire. The derivation is the same for all counties and is from the Old English pre… …   Surnames reference

  • Wheatley — n. family name; Phillis Wheatley (1753 1784) black American slave and first major black writer in the United States …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Wheatley — noun American poet (born in Africa) who was the first recognized Black writer in America (1753 1784) • Syn: ↑Phillis Wheatley • Instance Hypernyms: ↑poet …   Useful english dictionary

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