Barrie, James

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Barrie, James Gender: M
Barrie, James Matthew
born on 9 May 1860 at 06:30 (= 06:30 AM )
Place Kirriemuir, Scotland, 56n41, 3w01
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 18°49' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 08°58 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 02°47'

James Barrie


Scottish writer, novelist and playwright who worked as a journalist before his sketches and stories became popular. He is famous for his "Peter Pan," which was first presented on stage in 1904.

The son of a weaver, he studied at Edinburgh University and settled in London as a free-lance writer in 1885. His collection of Scottish sketches caught public attention in 1889 and his first novel, "The Little Minister," was released in 1891. From that point on Barrie produced a stream of popular plays.

In 1913, Barrie was knighted; he received an Order of Merit in 1922; was rector of St. Andrews University 1919-1922 and became chancellor of Edinburgh University from 1930. He married actress Mary Ansell in 1894 and they divorced in 1910. Reference works state that his marriage was never consummated.

Died on 6/19/1937, London.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • friend relationship with Munro, Neil (born 2 April 1864)


  • Work : New Career 1885 (London, free-lance writer)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1891 (First novel released)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1904 (Peter Pan first presented)
  • Work : Gain social status 1913 (Knighted)
  • Work : New Career 1919 (Became rector of St. Andrews Univ.)
  • Work : Prize 1922 (Received Order of Merit)
  • Work : New Job 1930 (Chancellor of Edinburgh University)

Source Notes

B.R. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Passions : Sexuality : Celibacy/ Minimal (Marriage never consumated)
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator (Rector and chancellor of Universities)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Journalist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Notable : Awards : Knighted
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Order of Merit)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book