Jane Austen (1775-1817) Timeline

16 Dec 1775
Birth of Jane Austen
1794
Jane Austen completes first book, Lady Susan
1797
Jane Austen completes Pride and Prejudice, is rejected by publisher
1801
Jane Austen in Bath
1803
Jane Austen sells Northanger Abbey to publisher
1806
Jane Austen moves to Southampton
1809
Jane Austen moves to Chawton Cottage
1811
Publication of Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
1813
Publication of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
1814
Publication of Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
1815
Publication of Emma by Jane Austen
1816
Publication of Persuasion by Jane Austen
1816
Jane Austen is seriously ill
1816
Henry Austen buys back rights to Northanger Abbey
Feb 1817
Jane Austen begins Sanditon
27 Apr 1817
Jane Austen writes her will
May 1817
Jane Austen moves to Winchester for medical care
18 Jul 1817
Death of Jane Austen in Winchester, England
21 Jul 1817
Burial of Jane Austen in Winchester Cathedral
Dec 1817
Persuasion and Northanger Abbey published after Jane Austen's death