Robert Louis Stevenson

Scottish novelist and poet (1850–1894)

Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, essayist, poet and travel writer. He was born on 13 November 1850  and died on 3 December 1894.His parents were Thomas Stevenson, a and Margaret Isabella Balfour. He spent much of his childhood sick in bed with lung trouble. He studied law in Edinburgh University, but later turned his interest to writing. Some of his best known works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll. He is the subject of several literature classes, especially his book KIDNAPPED for children aged 12 to 13 across the globe

Robert Louis Stevenson
BornRobert Lewis Balfour Stevenson
13 November 1850
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died3 December 1894 (aged 44)
Vailima, Samoa
PeriodVictorian era
SpouseFanny Van de Grift Osbourne
ChildrenIsobel Osbourne (stepdaughter)
Lloyd Osbourne (stepson)
RelativesThomas Stevenson
Margaret Isabella Balfour

Selected works