Robert Browning was born on May 7,1812. He was born in the city of Camberwell .
He grew up in a house with 6000 books in it. The books were in several .
different languages such as Greek, Hebrew, Latin, French, Italian, and Spanish. Robert .
Browning was a very good reader by age5. Most of his education came from his well .
read father. Robert Browning was a bright and anxious boy he learned Latin, Greek, and .
French by the time he was fourteen years old.
While browning was growing up he became an admiror of Elizabethâ€™s Barretts poetry. .
Around the time of 1844. He began speaking to her by letter. Their courtship was the start .
Of one of the worlds most famous romances. This lasted until. 1846 when they finally .
agreed to meet. They soon married against her fatherâ€™s wishes. They then moved together .
to Pisa then Florence. .
In Pisa and Florence they had a son â€œPenâ€ Browning in 1849, the same year his collected .
poems were published. Elizabeth inspired Brownings collection of poems Men and .
Women in (1855), which he dedicated to her. Most of there 15 year marriage was spent .
mostly in Italy because the warm climate helped with Elizabethâ€™s lung condition. .
Elizabeth Barrett Browning later died in 1861.
Robert Browning did not mostly become famous until after his wife died. Before then he .
was mostly known as Elizabeth Barrettâ€™s husband. He returned to London after his wifeâ€™s .
death where he spent his entire life before he married Elizabeth Barrett and the rest of his .
life after her death. Wile in London Browning went on to publish Dramatis .
Personae (1863), and The Ring and the Book (1868) which finally became popular and .
earned respect in Browningâ€™s carrer. The Browning society was founded while he was .
still alive in 1881, and he was rewarded honorary degrees by Oxford University in 1882 .
and The University of Edinburgh in 1884. Robert Browning never retired from writing, .